30. Josephine Rydberg-Dumont
CEO , IKEA of Sweden
2005 rank: New
Rydberg-Dumont, 51, has an unusual job: to furnish the world. As head of IKEA of Sweden, a division of the $18 billion global furniture retailer, she is responsible for designing and naming the 9,500 items sold at the company's 231 stores in 33 countries. That adds up to a lot of furniture.
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