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5. Ellen Kullman
Ellen Kullman
Chair of the board and CEO
DuPont
2011 rank: 4
Age: 56
Kullman, who became CEO of DuPont in 2009, continues her restructuring of the 210-year-old chemical company. Earlier this year she sold its autopaints business for $4.9 billion; analysts expect the CEO to push the company deeper into agriculture and nutrition.
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