FORTUNE's annual ranking of America's leading businesswomen

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38. Marissa Mayer
Marissa Mayer
Vice president
2010 rank: 42
Age: 36
Mayer calls the shots on product, engineering, and operations for all of Googleís local products, including Google Maps, Google Earth, and local search, and orchestrated the Zagat acquisition. Sheís one of the companyís most visible spokespeople, a role that will likely grow with media-shy Larry Page at the helm.
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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