In May, she took over the regional financial institution with almost $90 billion in assets, making her the only woman to run a large U.S. bank. Second-quarter profits jumped to $243
million, up from $56 million in the same period a year ago, in part due to a fall in loan losses and cuts in expenses.
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.