FORTUNE 50 Most Powerful Women in Business 
FORTUNE's annual ranking of America's leading businesswomen
Full list
1 Indra Nooyi PepsiCo
2 Anne Mulcahy Xerox
3 Meg Whitman eBay
4 Angela Braly Wellpoint
5 Irene Rosenfeld Kraft Foods
6 Pat Woertz Archer Daniels Midland
7 Susan Arnold Procter & Gamble
8 Oprah Winfrey Harpo
9 Andrea Jung Avon Products
10 Brenda Barnes Sara Lee
11 Ursula Burns Xerox
12 Sallie Krawcheck Citigroup
13 Ann Livermore Hewlett-Packard
14 Christine Poon Johnson & Johnson
15 Anne Sweeney Walt Disney, Disney-ABC Television Group
16 Zoe Cruz Morgan Stanley
17 Ginni Rometty IBM
18 Judy McGrath Viacom
19 Ann Moore Time Inc.
20 Sue Decker Yahoo
21 Susan Desmond-Hellmann Genentech
22 Diane Greene VMware
23 Amy Brinkley Bank of America
24 Susan Ivey R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, Reynolds American
25 Ellen Kullman DuPont
26 Charlene Begley General Electric
27 Heidi Miller J.P. Morgan Chase
28 Cece Sutton Wachovia
29 Sheryl Sandberg Google
30 Abigail Johnson Fidelity
31 Carol Meyrowitz TJX
32 Carrie Cox Schering-Plough
33 Linda Dillman Wal-Mart Stores
34 Shelly Lazarus WPP
35 Mary Sammons Rite Aid
36 Lisa Weber MetLife
37 Claire Babrowski Toys "R" Us
38 Joanne Maguire Lockheed Martin
39 Colleen Goggins Johnson & Johnson
40 Kathleen Murphy ING
41 Dawn Hudson PepsiCo
42 Liz Smith Avon Products
43 Cathleen Black Hearst
44 Pam Nicholson Enterprise
45 Melanie Healey Procter & Gamble
46 Amy Pascal Sony
47 Deirdre Connelly Eli Lilly
48 Jan Fields McDonald's
49 Julia Stewart IHOP
50 Cathie Lesjak Hewlett-Packard
From the October 15, 2007 issue
Highest pay
These women are among the highest paid in corporate America.
1 Zoe Cruz $30 million
2 Susan Decker $25 million
3 Irene B. Rosenfeld $19.2 million
Young and powerful
29 Sheryl Sandberg 38
26 Charlene Begley 40
12 Sallie Krawcheck 42
Perennial powers
These women have been on the Power 50 each year since it began in 1998.
43 Cathleen Black Hearst Magazines
9 Andrea Jung Avon
34 Shelley Lazarus WPP
How we pick the Most Powerful Women
FORTUNE ranks women in for-profit companies based on the size, importance, and health of their business in the global economy; career momentum; and social and cultural influence. If you have further questions about the Most Powerful Women list, please e-mail