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Women CEOs for FORTUNE 500 companies
There are more women running FORTUNE 500 companies this year than there were last year. Currently, 10 FORTUNE 500 companies are run by women* (up from 9 last year), and a total of 20 FORTUNE 1000 companies have women in the top job (up from 19).
* Since publication, Patricia A. Woertz was named CEO of Archer Daniels Midland (rank: 56) effective April 28, 2006, and Claire Babrowski, who was the interim CEO of RadioShack (rank: 423), was replaced by Julian Day effective July 7, 2006. The total of FORTUNE 500 women CEOs remains 10, and FORTUNE 1000 women CEOs 20.