FORTUNE's annual ranking of America's leading businesswomen

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22. Susan Chambers
Susan Chambers
EVP, Global People Division
Wal-Mart Stores
2010 rank: 23
Age: 54
Sheís arguably got the biggest job in HR -- overseeing Americaís largest private workforce. This year she helped launch a program guaranteeing Wal-Mart military employees and spouses a job if theyíre relocated by the armed forces.
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From the October 17, 2011 issue
How we pick the Power 50
The list is compiled by FORTUNE editors, who consider four criteria: the size and importance of the womanís business in the global economy, the health and direction of the business, the arc of the womanís career (resume and runway ahead), and societal and cultural influence.

Name 2010 total compensation
Safra A. Catz $42 million
Wellington J. Denahan-Norris $23.6 million
Carol Meyrowitz $19.2 million
Name Rank
Cynthia Carroll 1
Gail Kelly 2
Marjorie Scardino 3