FORTUNE's annual ranking of America's leading businesswomen

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30. Gail Boudreaux
Gail Boudreaux
CEO, UnitedHealthcare; EVP, UnitedHealth Group
UnitedHealth Group
2010 rank: 34
Age: 51
Promoted to run the entire health benefits division, Boudreaux, who reports to CEO Stephen Hemsley, now manages businesses that represent 93% of group sales. Her unit saw revenue climb $6.1 billion, to $87.4 billion.
Network with UnitedHealth Group
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.

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Carol Meyrowitz $19.2 million
Name Rank
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