Top 25 Highest-Paid Women
Fortune ranks corporate hotshots
By Nick McMaster, Newser Staff
Posted Oct 1, 2010 5:16 PM CDT
Oracle's Safra Catz is No. 2 at $36.4 million.   (AP)

(Newser) – Which female executives are taking home the most cash? Fortune ranks the top 25 corporate bigwigs based on 2009 compensation. Here's the top of the list:

  1. Carol Bartz, Yahoo; president and CEO: $47.2 million.
  2. Safra Catz, Oracle; president: $36.4 million.

  1. Carrie Cox, Schering-Plough; former executive VP and president of Global Pharmaceuticals: $23 million.
  2. Irene Rosenfeld, Kraft Foods; chairman and CEO: $22.1 million.
  3. Wellington J. Denahan-Norris, Annaly Capital Management; vice chairman, chief investment officer and COO: $21.6 million.
  4. Pamela H. Patsley, Moneygram International; chairman and CEO: $17.9 million.
  5. Susan M. Ivey, Reynolds American; chairman, president and CEO: $16.2 million.
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Helen Parker
Oct 13, 2010 11:02 AM CDT
I find it interesting that the highest earners aren't the ones in the global leaders list - http://money.cnn.com/galleries/2010/fortune/1009/gallery.most_powerful_women_global.fortune/9.html - you would think that the same faces would appear in both lists.
MarkFL
Oct 2, 2010 11:06 AM CDT
What the hell does Yahoo! do again?
finkster
Oct 1, 2010 6:44 PM CDT
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