Meet the Record 18 Female CEOs on the Fortune 500

In her first year on the list, Ginni Rometty does very well
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 30, 2011 8:10 AM CDT
Meet the Record 18 Female CEOs on the Fortune 500
In this Oct. 23, 2011 photo, Meg Whitman, (then) a republican candidate for Calif. Governor, campaigns at Saigon Kitchen, in San Jose, Calif.   (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

(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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  • Angela Braly: WellPoint, No. 42
  • Indra Nooyi: PepsiCo, No. 43
  • Irene Rosenfeld: Kraft Foods, No. 49
  • Lynn Elsenhans: Sunoco, No. 68
  • Ellen Kullman: DuPont, No. 84
Click for all 18. (Read more Fortune 500 stories.)

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