FORTUNE's annual ranking of America's leading businesswomen

Name Company Country
1 1 Cynthia Carroll Anglo American Britain
2 2 Gail Kelly Westpac Australia
3 3 Marjorie Scardino Pearson Britain
4 4 Barbara Kux Siemens AG Germany
5 10 Chanda Kochhar ICICI Bank India
6 7 Güler Sabanci Sabanci Holding Turkey
7 11 Maria Ramos Absa Group Ltd South Africa
8 14 Sock Koong Chua Singapore Telecommunications Singapore
9 9 Ornella Barra Alliance Boots UK
10 8 Annika Falkengren SEB Sweden
11 6 Ho Ching Temasek Singapore
12 12 Marina Berlusconi Fininvest Italy
13 13 Nancy McKinstry Wolters Kluwer Netherlands
14 15 Ana Patricia Botín Santander UK
15 22 Dominique Reiniche Coca-Cola France
16 19 Dominique Senequier AXA Private Equity France
17 21 Yafang Sun Huawei Technologies China
18 18 Patricia Barbizet Artémis Holding / PPR France
19 20 Deborah Henretta Procter and Gamble Singapore
20 -- Cher Wang HTC Taiwan
21 26 Angela Ahrendts Burberry Britain
22 -- Grace D. Lieblein GM Brazil Brazil
23 25 Ann Pickard Royal Dutch Shell Australia
24 -- Zhang Xin SOHO China China
25 23 Umran Beba PepsiCo Hong Kong
26 17 Mianmian Yang Haier Group China
27 27 Maureen Chiquet Chanel France
28 29 Lubna Olayan Olayan Financing Company Saudi Arabia
29 -- Fengying Wang Great Wall Motor China
30 34 Clara Gaymard GE France
31 39 Françoise Gri Manpower Group France
32 32 Isabelle Ealet Goldman Sachs Britain
33 -- Shikha Sharma Axis Bank India
34 -- Junko Nakagawa Nomura Holdings, Inc. Japan
35 36 Neelam Dhawan HP India
36 37 Yoshiko Shinohara Tempstaff Japan
37 38 Shumin Yu Hisense Group China
38 -- Kristin Skogen Lund Telenor Group Norway
39 43 Monika Ribar Panalpina Switzerland
40 40 Virginie Morgon Eurazeo France
41 -- Naina Lal Kidwai HSBC India
42 46 Wei Sun Christianson Morgan Stanley, China China
43 45 Li Xiaolin China Power International Development Hong Kong
44 -- Efrat Peled Arison Investments Israel
45 -- Hera Siu SAP China
46 47 Jing Ulrich JPMorgan Chase China
47 49 Nicola Leibinger-Kammüller Trumpf Germany
48 48 Preetha Reddy Apollo Hospitals Group India
49 -- Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Biocon India
50 -- Angeliki Frangou Navios Group of Companies Greece
From the October 17, 2011 issue
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How we pick the Power 50
The list is compiled by FORTUNE editors, who consider four criteria: the size and importance of the woman’s business in the global economy, the health and direction of the business, the arc of the woman’s career (resume and runway ahead), and societal and cultural influence.

Name 2010 total compensation
Safra A. Catz $42 million
Wellington J. Denahan-Norris $23.6 million
Carol Meyrowitz $19.2 million
Name Rank
Cynthia Carroll 1
Gail Kelly 2
Marjorie Scardino 3
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