FORTUNE's annual ranking of America's leading businesswomen

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43. Lauren Zalaznick
Lauren Zalaznick
Chairman, NBCUniversal Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media
2010 rank: 46
Age: 48
After Comcast bought NBCU, she added eight businesses to her portfolio. She now runs Fandango and DailyCandy, along with Hispanic network Telemundo. Bravo, which boasts some of the most desirable (i.e. high-income) viewers on TV, remains very profitable under her watch.
Network with Comcast
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