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10. Sherilyn McCoy
Sherilyn McCoy
Vice chairman, executive committee, office of the chairman
Johnson & Johnson
2010 rank: 12
Age: 52
In December longtime J&J pharmaceuticals chief McCoy took on the health giantís troubled consumer business, along with corporate affairs. She oversees 60,000 employees. CEO Bill Weldon also named her vice chair, fueling fresh speculation that sheís his likely successor.
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From the October 17, 2011 issue
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