Highest-Paid Women in America

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 15, 2009 1:22 PM CDT
Victoria's Secret CEO Sharen Turney.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – On the heels of its 2009 Most Powerful Women list, Fortune has compiled another of the best compensated females in the corporate world. The top 10 for 2008:

  1. Safra Katz, president, Oracle: $42.4 million
  2. Linda Chen, president, Wynn International Marketing: $23.9 million
  3. Sharen Turney, president and CEO, Victoria's Secret: $20.3 million
  4. Wellington Denahan-Norris, chief investment officer, Annaly Capital Management: $20 million

  1. Andrea Jung, chairman and CEO, Avon: $19.5 million
  2. Ann Livermore, executive VP, Hewlett-Packard: $17.3 million
  3. Irene Rosenfeld, chairman and CEO, Kraft: $16 million
  4. Candice Bagby, former senior executive VP, Regions Financial: $15.2 million, including severance
  5. Patricia Woertz, chairman and CEO, Archer Daniels Midland: $15 million
  6. Indra Nooyi, chairman and CEO, PepsiCo: $14.9 million
For the full list of 25, click the link below.