By the numbers
9 Who Fell Off
(Fortune Magazine) -- Staying on top is not easy.
2005 Rank /2005 title
44 Vivian Banta Vice Chairman Prudential Financial Bumped
47 Barbara Desoer Global Technology, Service, and Fulfillment Executive Bank of America Bumped
49 Safra Catz Co-President Oracle Bumped
50 Kathy Cassidy Treasurer General Electric Bumped
10 highest paid
Corporate women who raked it in.
Safra Catz Oracle $26.1 million
Susan Decker Yahoo $24.3 million
Suzanne Nora Johnsn Goldman Sachs $23.1 million
Carly Fiorina Hewlett-Packard $22.3 million
Zoe Cruz Morgan Stanley $21.1 million
Susan Desmond-Hellman Genentech $17.1 million
Meg Whitman eBay $16.2 million
Patricia Russo Lucent $15.0 million
Kay Krill Ann Taylor $11.9 million
Andrea Jung Avon $11.6 million
4 women to watch
These four are on the way up.
Age: 48 President and CEO, Transportation Systems Honeywell
Brown leads a $4.5 billion auto products division that makes turbochargers, oil filters, antifreeze, and more. Operating profits last year were $557 million.
Age: 40 SVP, Business Operations Google
Brown manages 25 strategic consultants in an effort to keep the company's creative juices flowing profitably.
Age: 46 President, NBC Universal Digital Media and Market Development General Electric
Comstock has a strong backer in Jeff Immelt, CEO of GE, which owns NBC. In 2003 he asked her to become GE's first chief marketing officer in over 20 years. Now her task is to take the Peacock digital.
Age: 46 EVP, Chief Technology Officer Motorola
Trained as a chemical engineer, Warrior oversees the Illinois-based tech giant's $3.7 billion research and development budget as well as 25,000 engineers in labs all over the world.
*Total compensation includes annualized base salary, bonuses, the present value of option grants (calculated by Equilar using the Black-Scholes formula as of the grant date), restricted stock awards, long-term incentive-plan payouts, and other compensation as disclosed in company proxies. Equilar Inc. of San Mateo, Calif., prepared the chart by looking at companies with more than $1 billion in revenues that filed proxies as of Sept. 1.