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50 Most Powerful Women in Business

IBM's Ginni Rometty comes in at No. 1

(Newser) - Marissa Mayer's jump from Google to Yahoo might have made her the most high-profile woman in business this year, but she hasn't cracked the top 10 of the annual "most powerful" list from Fortune . Mayer is at No. 14, up from 38 last year. The top five:... More »

Meet the Record 18 Female CEOs on the Fortune 500

In her first year on the list, Ginni Rometty does very well

(Newser) - A record 18 female CEOs are included on the 2012 Fortune 500, CNNMoney reports. Eight of them made it into the top 100:
  • Meg Whitman: Hewlett-Packard, No. 11
  • Ginni Rometty: IBM, No. 18
  • Patricia Woertz: Archer Daniels Midland, No. 39
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World's Most Powerful Woman Is...

Angela Merkel, followed by Hillary Clinton

(Newser) - Want to get onto Forbes ’ annual 100 Most Powerful Women list? Better get yourself into one of these six categories, which is where all of this year’s candidates came from: billionaires, business, lifestyle, media, nonprofits, and politics. Candidates were ranked by money, traditional and social media influence, and... More »

Kraft Closes in on Cadbury Deal

British miffed as $19B takeover deal sealed

(Newser) - Kraft has won a sweet victory in its 4-month-long battle to take over Cadbury, according to sources who expect a deal to be announced today, barring last-minute complications. The British chocolate maker's board has agreed to accept Kraft's improved offer of roughly $19 billion in cash and stock in a... More »

Highest-Paid Women in America

(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
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A Woman's Place Is in ... Charge

Forbes ' most powerful rise to the top of politics, industry

(Newser) - Forbes names the 100 most powerful women in the world, putting Oprah one spot south of Ruth Bader Ginsburg—and placing Meredith Vieira ahead of Katie Couric and Diane Sawyer. The top 10:
  1. German chancellor Angela Merkel
  2. Chinese vice premier Wu Yi
  3. Temasek Holdings chief executive Ho Ching
  4. Condoleezza Rice
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