Group president, Global Beauty, Skin, Cosmetics, and Personal Care Procter & Gamble 2010 rank: 39 Age: 48
After 24 years at P&G, Drosos is in charge of big brands like Olay and Old Spice. Her division brings in 24% of the companyís net earnings and sales. In September she picked up
responsibility for antiperspirants and deodorants. Talk about the sweet smell of success.
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business, the arc of the womanís career (resume and runway ahead), and societal and cultural influence.