Age
Just 2 of the women on this year's list are under 40, but 18 are age 50 or under.
Rank Name Company Age
44 Marissa Mayer Google 34
39 Meredith Whitney Meredith Whitney Advisory Group 39
22 Sheryl Sandberg Facebook 40
27 Charlene Begley General Electric 42
30 Sallie Krawcheck Bank Of America 44
29 Liz Smith Avon Products 46
41 Kathleen Murphy Fidelity 46
48 Lauren Zalaznick General Electric 46
12 Safra Catz Oracle 47
28 Abigail Johnson Fidelity 47
15 Melanie Healey Procter & Gamble 48
33 Sue Wagner BlackRock 48
4 Angela Braly Wellpoint 49
34 Pam Nicholson Enterprise 49
37 Deirdre Connelly GlaxoSmithKline 49
38 Gail Boudreaux UnitedHealth 49
40 Lorrie Norrington eBay 49
14 Sheri McCoy Johnson & Johnson 50
26 Susan Ivey Reynolds American 50
42 Cathie Lesjak Hewlett-Packard 50
5 Andrea Jung Avon Products 51
9 Ursula Burns Xerox 51
13 Ann Livermore Hewlett-Packard 51
16 Anne Sweeney Walt Disney 51
49 Amy Pascal Sony Pictures Entertainment 51
11 Ginni Rometty IBM 52
23 Carrie Cox Schering-Plough 52
24 Susan Chambers Wal-Mart 52
36 Claire Babrowski Toys ìRî Us 52
1 Indra Nooyi PepsiCo 53
7 Ellen Kullman Dupont 53
45 Lynn Elsenhans Sunoco 53
32 Jan Fields McDonaldís 54
50 Maggie Wilderotter Frontier Communications 54
6 Oprah Winfrey Harpo 55
10 Brenda Barnes Sara Lee 55
18 Carol Meyrowitz TJX 55
19 Colleen Goggins Johnson & Johnson 55
35 Joanne Maguire Lockheed Martin 55
2 Irene Rosenfeld Kraft Foods 56
3 Pat Woertz Archer Daniels Midland 56
17 Heidi Miller J.P. Morgan Chase 56
25 Barbara Desoer Bank of America 56
20 Judy McGrath Viacom 57
21 Ann Moore Time Warner 59
43 Linda Hudson BAE Systems 59
47 Bonnie Hammer General Electric 59
8 Carol Bartz Yahoo 61
31 Christina Gold Western Union 62
46 Cathie Black Hearst Magazines 65
From the Sept. 28, 2009 issue