With 11 newcomers - several of them American expats gone to Europe - our list of the most powerful women in global business demonstrates their rise in male-dominated fields, from nuclear energy to mining to oil.
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29. Lubna Olayan
CEOCountry: Saudi Arabia
2006 rank: 33
Olayan, 52, leads a multibillion-dollar Saudi conglomerate with businesses ranging from finance to manufacturing. She's also one of the most influential women in the Middle East, sitting on a number of boards, including that of advertising giant WPP.
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