FORTUNE's annual ranking of America's leading businesswomen


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2010
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Name Company Country
21 26 Angela Ahrendts Burberry Britain
18 18 Patricia Barbizet Artémis Holding / PPR France
9 9 Ornella Barra Alliance Boots UK
25 23 Umran Beba PepsiCo Hong Kong
12 12 Marina Berlusconi Fininvest Italy
14 15 Ana Patricia Botín Santander UK
1 1 Cynthia Carroll Anglo American Britain
11 6 Ho Ching Temasek Singapore
27 27 Maureen Chiquet Chanel France
42 46 Wei Sun Christianson Morgan Stanley, China China
8 14 Sock Koong Chua Singapore Telecommunications Singapore
35 36 Neelam Dhawan HP India
32 32 Isabelle Ealet Goldman Sachs Britain
10 8 Annika Falkengren SEB Sweden
50 -- Angeliki Frangou Navios Group of Companies Greece
30 34 Clara Gaymard GE France
31 39 Françoise Gri Manpower Group France
19 20 Deborah Henretta Procter and Gamble Singapore
2 2 Gail Kelly Westpac Australia
41 -- Naina Lal Kidwai HSBC India
5 10 Chanda Kochhar ICICI Bank India
4 4 Barbara Kux Siemens AG Germany
47 49 Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller Trumpf Germany
22 -- Grace D. Lieblein GM Brazil Brazil
38 -- Kristin Skogen Lund Telenor Group Norway
49 -- Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Biocon India
13 13 Nancy McKinstry Wolters Kluwer Netherlands
40 40 Virginie Morgon Eurazeo France
34 -- Junko Nakagawa Nomura Holdings, Inc. Japan
28 29 Lubna Olayan Olayan Financing Company Saudi Arabia
44 -- Efrat Peled Arison Investments Israel
23 25 Ann Pickard Royal Dutch Shell Australia
7 11 Maria Ramos Absa Group Ltd South Africa
48 48 Preetha Reddy Apollo Hospitals Group India
15 22 Dominique Reiniche Coca-Cola France
39 43 Monika Ribar Panalpina Switzerland
6 7 Güler Sabanci Sabanci Holding Turkey
3 3 Marjorie Scardino Pearson Britain
16 19 Dominique Senequier AXA Private Equity France
33 -- Shikha Sharma Axis Bank India
36 37 Yoshiko Shinohara Tempstaff Japan
45 -- Hera Siu SAP China
17 21 Yafang Sun Huawei Technologies China
46 47 Jing Ulrich JPMorgan Chase China
20 -- Cher Wang HTC Taiwan
29 -- Fengying Wang Great Wall Motor China
43 45 Li Xiaolin China Power International Development Hong Kong
24 -- Zhang Xin SOHO China China
26 17 Mianmian Yang Haier Group China
37 38 Shumin Yu Hisense Group China
From the October 17, 2011 issue
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How we pick the Power 50
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.

Name 2010 total compensation
Safra A. Catz $42 million
Wellington J. Denahan-Norris $23.6 million
Carol Meyrowitz $19.2 million
Name Rank
Cynthia Carroll 1
Gail Kelly 2
Marjorie Scardino 3