FORTUNE's annual ranking of America's leading businesswomen

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31. Gina Drosos
Gina Drosos
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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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