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22. Carrie Tolstedt
Carrie Tolstedt
Senior EVP, Community Banking
Wells Fargo
2011 rank: New
Age: 52
Tolstedt helped lead Wells Fargo's integration of its 2008 purchase of Wachovia and now oversees the bank's biggest division, with 6,200 branches -- the largest network in the country. She has increased her deposits 10% in the past two years, to $586 billion.
From the October 8, 2012 issue
How we pick the Power 50
The list is compiled by FORTUNE editors, who consider four criteria: the size and importance of the woman's business in the global economy, the health and direction of the business, the arc of the woman's career (resume and runway ahead), and societal and cultural influence.