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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38. Naina Lal Kidwai
2006 rank: 41
Kidwai, 50, heads India's fastest-growing major bank, with net profits up 64%, to $192 million on $1.1 billion in revenue, for the past fiscal year. She launched a life insurance joint venture and plans to expand retail and small-business banking.
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