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Currently, 15 FORTUNE 500 companies are run by women, and a total of 28 FORTUNE 1000 companies have women in the top job. That's up from last year, when 12 FORTUNE 500 and 24 FORTUNE 1000 companies were run by women.
CEO Company Rank
Barnes, Brenda C. Sara Lee 199
Bartz, Carol A. Yahoo 345
Braly, Angela F. WellPoint 32
Burzik, Catherine M. Kinetic Concepts 938
Elsenhans, Lynn L. Sunoco 41
Gallup, Patricia PC Connection 985
Gold, Christina A. Western Union 451
Gordon, Ilene Corn Products International 560
Grossman, Mindy F. HSN 714
Ivey, Susan M. Reynolds American 294
Jung, Andrea Avon Products 255
Krill, Katherine AnnTaylor Stores 846
Kullman, Ellen J. DuPont 75
Lang, Linda A. Jack in the Box 685
Lau, Constance H. Hawaiian Electric Industries 655
Lundgren, Tamara L. Schnitzer Steel Industries 595
Meyrowitz, Carol M. TJX 131
Mulcahy, Anne M. Xerox 147
Nooyi, Indra K. PepsiCo 52
Robinson, Janet L. New York Times 697
Rosenfeld, Irene B. Kraft Foods 53
Sammons, Mary F. Rite Aid 100
Sen, Laura J. BJ's Wholesale Club 269
Stevens, Anne L. Carpenter Technology 890
Taylor, Cindy B. Oil States International 698
Wilderotter, Mary Agnes Frontier Communications 834
Woertz, Patricia A. Archer Daniels Midland 27
Young, Dona D. Phoenix 863
Issue date: May 4, 2009
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Rank # of Fortune 500 Companies
Texas 64
New York 56
California 51
Company 2008 $ (millions)
Exxon Mobil $45,220.0
Chevron $23,931.0
Microsoft $17,681.0
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