Women at the Top

For decades, women’s advancement has been linked to issues of fairness and equality.  More recently, attention has focused on the distinctive abilities of women leaders, their competitive edge, and how their presence can assure the financial success of the companies they manage.

This “Top 50 Ranking for 2010” from Financial Times includes some of the most prominent and influential women in world business.  This ranking focuses on executives managing the controlling company in any group. 

They are the women to watch for the future.


1. Indra Nooyi (PepsiCo)

2. Andrea Jung (Avon Products)

3. Güler Sabanci (Sabanci Group)

4. Irene Rosenfeld (Kraft Foods)

5. Dong Mingzhu (Gree Electric Appliances International Development)

6. Ursula Burns (Xerox)

7. Yoshiko Shinohara (Temp Holdings)

8. Ellen Kullman (DuPont)

9. Cheung Yan (Nine Dragons Paper)

10. Patricia A. Woertz (ADM)

For a complete list or to find out more about these women, please follow the link below:


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