Saturday, September 01, 2007

The World's Most Powerful Women

Forbes magazine recently they released their list of the world's most powerful women (in their opinion). The top 30 are:

1. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany
2. Wu Yi, Vice Premier of China
3. Ho Ching, CEO Temasek Holdings
4. Condoleezza Rice, US Secretary of State
5. Indra K. Nooyi, chief executive of PepsiCo
6. Sonia Gandhi, president of India's National Congress Party
7. Cynthia Carroll, chief executive of Anglo American
8. Patricia A. Woertz, chair of Archer Daniels Midland
9. Irene Rosenfeld, CEO Kraft Foods
10. Patricia Russo, chief executive of Alcatel-Lucent
11. Michèle Alliot-Marie, French Minister for the Interior and Overseas territories
12. Christine Lagarde, French Minister of Finance
13. Anne M. Mulcahy, CEO Xerox
14. Anne Lauvergeon, president of Areva
15. Mary Sammons, CEO Rite-Aid
16. Angela Braly, chief executive of WellPoint
17. Marjorie Scardino, CEO Pearson PLC
18. Wu Xiaoling, Deputy governor of the People's Bank of China
19. Brenda Barnes, president of Sara Lee Foods
20. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, US Supreme Court Justice
21. Oprah Winfrey, chair of Harpo Productions
22. Margaret "Meg" Whitman, president of eBay
23. Elizabeth II, head of the Commonwealth of Nations
24. Melinda Gates, cochair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
25. Hillary Rodham Clinton, U.S. junior senator from New York
26. Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the US House of Representatives
27. Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile
28. Safra A. Catz, president/CFO of Oracle
29. Susan E. Arnold, president (global business units) for Procter & Gamble
30. Andrea Jung, CEO Avon

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