39. Imre Barmanbek
Deputy Chairman, Dogan Holding
2005 rank: 23
Barmanbek's big moves last year耀elling assets like banks and expanding Dogan's energy holdings羊esulted in a 70% increase in revenue at Turkey's third-largest company, to $7.3 billion. And her new goal of getting into natural-gas production may also add heft to Turkey's bid to join the European Union as a potential fuel source other than Russia.
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