FORTUNE's annual ranking of America's leading businesswomen
Mary Minnick Rank: 30 (2004 Rank: New to the list)
Age: 45 Company:Coca-Cola Based in: Atlanta Title: EVP; President of Marketing, Strategy, and Innovation Get quote:KO
As the third head of marketing in three years, Minnick is under pressure to put some fizz back into one of the world's most recognized and troubled brands. Minnick arrived in Atlanta after spending seven years running Coke's Asia operations, where she delivered a nimble mix of products that weren't always traditional for instance, canned coffee, which was a big hit.
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.