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26. Pamela Nicholson
Pamela Nicholson
President and COO
Enterprise Holdings
2010 rank: 29
Age: 51
The privately held rental-car company saw its fiscal 2011 revenue jump to more than $14 billion from $12.6 billion. The operations chief now oversees about 7,700 locations globally and helped expand the rental fleet a record 11% in 2010 and another 11% this past fiscal year.
Network with Enterprise Holdings
From the October 17, 2011 issue
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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