Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations

Women CEOs
Currently, 15 FORTUNE 500 companies are run by women, the same number as last year, although some of the names have changed. At Xerox, Ursula Burns became the first woman CEO to replace a woman, Anne Mulcahy, as a Fortune 500 chief.
CEO Company Rank
Barnes, Brenda C. Sara Lee 180
Bartz, Carol A. Yahoo 343
Braly, Angela F. WellPoint 31
Burns, Ursula M. Xerox 152
Elsenhans, Lynn L. Sunoco 78
Gold, Christina A. Western Union 413
Ivey, Susan M. Reynolds American 272
Jung, Andrea Avon Products 228
Kullman, Ellen J. DuPont 86
Meyrowitz, Carol M. TJX 119
Nooyi, Indra K. PepsiCo 50
Rosenfeld, Irene B. Kraft Foods 53
Sammons, Mary F. Rite Aid 89
Sen, Laura J. BJ's Wholesale Club 232
Woertz, Patricia A. Archer Daniels Midland 27
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
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Rank # of Fortune 500 Companies
California 57
Texas 57
New York 56
Company 2009 $ (millions)
Exxon Mobil $19,280.0
Microsoft $14,569.0
Wal-Mart Stores $14,335.0
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