Highest-Paid Women in America

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff

Posted Sep 15, 2009 1:22 PM CDT

(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.

Victoria's Secret CEO Sharen Turney.   (AP Photo)
Hewlett-Packard Executive Vice President of Technology Solutions Group Ann Livermore.   (Getty Images)
Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison and President and CFO Safra Catz, smile during Oracle Open World conference in San Francisco, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2007.   (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
Kraft Food chairman and CEO Irene Rosenfeld.   (AP Photo)
Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, USA, Indra Nooyi.   (AP Photo)
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