FORTUNE's annual ranking of America's leading businesswomen
Anne Mulcahy Rank: 2 (2004 Rank: 4)
Age: 52 Company:Xerox Based in: Stamford Title: Chairman and CEO Get quote:XRX
Mulcahy has proved an able turnaround CEO: Revenues lingered at $16 billion, but net income jumped 138%, to $859 million, in 2004. Next she'll tackle expanding the color-printing business with the help of deputy Ursula Burns (No. 48).
From the November 14, 2005 issue
These women are among the highest paid in corporate America. All of them are employed by companies with over $1 billion in sales that filed proxies by September 1, 2005.
Newcomer Charlene Begley heads up GE's plastics division and is the youngest of this group at age 39. She bumped last year's youngest gun, Citigroup CFO Sallie Krawcheck, now 40. But, on average, the Power 50 are in their late 40s.