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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46. Ofra Strauss
2006 rank: 47
After years of smart acquisitions, including a Brazilian coffee company, Strauss, 47, has transformed her 70-year-old family dairy into an international conglomerate. She has expanded Max Brenner chocolates and Sabra hummus overseas, leading to a fourth yearly 25% sales increase and $1 billion in revenue.
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