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38. Marissa Mayer
Marissa Mayer
Vice president
2010 rank: 42
Age: 36
Mayer calls the shots on product, engineering, and operations for all of Google’s local products, including Google Maps, Google Earth, and local search, and orchestrated the Zagat acquisition. She’s one of the company’s most visible spokespeople, a role that will likely grow with media-shy Larry Page at the helm.
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From the October 17, 2011 issue
25 Highest-paid women

Oracle's Safra Catz raked in a whopping $42 million in total compensation last year. See how much the other top earners took home.

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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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