10. Mary Ma
Chief Financial Officer, Lenovo
2005 rank: 9
One of the architects of Lenovo's acquisition of IBM's PC unit in 2004, which made it the world's third-largest personal computer company, Ma, 53, has been busy merging two cultures. So far the results have been positive: Revenue for the fiscal year that ended in March was $13.3 billion, up by 359%.
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