FORTUNE 50 Most Powerful Women in Business 
FORTUNE's annual ranking of America's leading businesswomen
International
1 Patricia Russo Alcatel Lucent
2 Anne Lauvergeon Areva
3 Anne-Marie Idrac SNCF
4 Linda Cook Royal Dutch Shell
5 Marjorie Scardino Pearson
6 Xie Qihua Baosteel Group
7 Marina Berlusconi Fininvest
8 Nancy McKinstry Wolters Kluwer
9 Ana Patricia Botín Banesto
10 Mary Ma Lenovo
11 Güler Sabanci Sabanci Holding
12 Ho Ching Temasek Holdings
13 Annika Falkengren SEB
14 María Aramburuzabala de Garza Grupo Modelo
15 Vivienne Cox BP
16 Maria Ramos Transnet
17 Chua Sock Koong SingTel
18 Val Gooding BUPA
19 Patricia Barbizet Artémis Holding
20 Yang Mianmian Haier Group
21 Barbara Kux Royal Philips Electronics
22 Gulzhan Moldazhanova Basic Element
23 Theresa Gattung Telecom New Zealand
24 Tomoyo Nonaka Sanyo Electric
25 Sun Yafang Huawei Technologies
26 Clara Furse London Stock Exchange
27 Barbara Stymiest Royal Bank of Canada
28 Ann Godbehere Swiss Re
29 Fumiko Hayashi Daiei
30 Josephine Rydberg-Dumont IKEA of Sweden
31 Lien Siaou-Sze Hewlett-Packard
32 Galia Maor Bank Leumi
33 Lubna Olayan CEO
34 Kate Swann W.H. Smith
35 Barbara Dalibard France Télécom
36 Yoshiko Shinohara Tempstaff
37 Chanda Kochhar ICICI Bank
38 Dominique Hériard Dubreuil Rémy Cointreau
39 Imre Barmanbek Dogan Holding
40 Dominique Reiniche Coca-Cola
41 Naina Lal Kidwai HSBC India
42 Pansy Ho Shun Tak Holdings
43 Sawako Noma Kodansha
44 Françoise Gri IBM France
45 Sly Bailey Trinity Mirror
46 Teresita Sy-Coson SM Investments
47 Ofra Strauss Strauss-Elite Group
48 Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Biocon
49 Amelia Fawcett Morgan Stanley International
50 Marie-Christine Caubet Renault
From the October 16, 2006 issue
Highest pay
These women are among the highest paid in corporate America. All of them are employed by companies with over $1 billion in sales that filed proxies by September 1, 2006.
1 Safra Catz $26.1 million
2 Susan Decker $24.3 million
3 Suzanne Nora Johnson $23.1 million
Young and powerful
22 Charlene Begley 39
9 Sallie Krawcheck 41
32 Pat Curran 42
Perennial powers
These women have been on the Power 50 each year since it began in 1998.
38 Cathleen Black Hearst Magazines
7 Andrea Jung Avon
30 Shelley Lazarus WPP