10 global women on the rise

Here are 10 newcomers to this year's list of global power brokers.

Cher Wang
Cher Wang
Chairman
HTC
2011 Global Rank: 20
Country: Taiwan

The highest-ranking newcomer on our list, Wang, 52, was instrumental in spearheading HTC's partnership with Google to build the first Android-based mobile phone. The company, which last year reported revenue of $9.6 billion, recently expanded its U.S. presence by investing $300 million in Beats Electronics, a headset maker co-founded by rapper/music producer Dr. Dre.


By Rupali Arora, contributor - Last updated September 29 2011: 6:52 AM ET