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37. Deirdre Connelly
37. Deirdre Connelly
President, North America Pharmaceuticals
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)
2008 rank: 42
Age: 49

After 25 years at Eli Lilly, Connelly jumped ship in March. At GSK, she oversees some of its biggest drugs, like Advair and Valtrex.

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Last updated September 15 2009: 12:58 PM ET
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