The International Power 50: Fortune’s Most Powerful Women

Updated: Oct 05, 2014 1:01 PM UTC | Originally published: Oct 10, 2013
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Maria das Graças Foster

Age: 60
CEO, Petrobras
Brazil (1)

Courtesy: Sabanci Holding

Güler Sabanci

Age: 58
Chairman and managing director, Sabanci Holding
Turkey (6)
See why Guler Sabanci is an International Power 50 big mover.

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Gail Kelly

Age: 57
Managing director and CEO, Westpac
Australia (2)

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Chanda Kochhar

Age: 51
Managing director and CEO, ICICI Bank
India (5)


Annika Falkengren

Age: 51
President and CEO, SEB
Sweden (9)

Courtesy: Pertamina

Karen Agustiawan

Age: 54
President director and CEO, Pertamina
Indonesia (19)
See why Karen Agustiawan is an International Power 50 big mover.

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Sock Koong Chua

Age: 55
CEO, Singapore Telecommunications
Singapore (8)

Courtesy: Imperial Tobacco Group

Alison Cooper

Age: 47
CEO, Imperial Tobacco Group
Britain (7)

Courtesy: easyjet

Carolyn McCall

Age: 52
CEO, easyJet
Britain (35)
See why Carolyn McCall is an International Power 50 big mover.

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Maria Ramos

Age: 54
Group CEO, Barclays Africa
South Africa (11)

Courtesy: Alliance boots

Ornella Barra

Age: 59
Chief executive, pharmaceutical wholesale division, Alliance Boots
Britain (12)

Ho Ching

Age: 60
Executive director and CEO, Temasek
Singapore (14)

Courtesy: Art\u00e9mis Holding

Patricia Barbizet

Age: 58
CEO, Artémis Holding, and vice chair, Kerin
France (20)
See why Patricia Barbizet is an International Power 50 big mover.

Courtesy: Wolters Kluwer

Nancy McKinstry

Age: 54
Chairman and CEO, Wolters Kluwer
Netherlands (15)

Angela Ahrendts

Age: 53
CEO, Burberry
Britain (21)

Courtesy: Ardian

Dominique Senequier

Age: 60
CEO, Ardian
France (25)
See why Dominique Senequier is an International Power 50 big mover.

Courtesy: National Stock Exchange

Chitra Ramkrishna

Age: 50
Managing director and CEO, National Stock Exchange
India (new)
See why Chitra Ramkrishna is an International Power 50 newcomer.

Courtesy: Thomas Cook

Harriet Green

Age: 51
Group CEO, Thomas Cook
Britain (new)
See why Harriet Green is an International Power 50 newcomer.

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Elizabeth Corley

Age: 56
CEO, Allianz Global Investors
Germany (23)

Coutesy: Goldman Sachs

Isabelle Ealet

Age: 50
Global co-head Securities Division, Goldman Sachs
Britain (22)

Courtesy: British Telecom

Liv Garfield

Age: 38
CEO, Openreach
Britain (new)
See why Liv Garfield is an International Power 50 newcomer.

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Ana Patricia Botín

Age: 53
Chief executive, Santander UK
Britain (26)

Courtesy: Tam Airlines

Claudia Sender

Age: 38
CEO, TAM Airlines
Brazil (new)
See why Claudia Sender is an International Power 50 newcomer.

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Maureen Chiquet

Age: 50
Global CEO, Chanel
France (27)

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Lubna Olayan

Age: 58
Deputy chairperson and CEO, Olayan Financing
Saudi Arabia (28)

Courtesy: Huawei Technology

Yafang Sun

Age: 57
Chairman, Huawei Technologies
China (18)

Courtesy: OVM Petrom

Mariana Gheorghe

Age: 57
CEO, OMV Petrom
Romania (32)

Courtesy: P&G

Mary Lynn Ferguson-McHugh

Age: 54
Group president, Western Europe, Procter & Gamble
Switzerland (29)

Courtesy: Royal Dutch Shell

Ceri Michele Powell

Age: 50
Global head of exploration, Royal Dutch Shell
Netherlands (new)

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Dong Mingzhu

Age: 59
Chairperson, Zhuhai Gree Group
China (30)

Courtesy: Great Wall Motor Company

Fengying Wang

Age: 43
President, Great Wall Motor
China (36)

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Shikha Sharma

Age: 54
Managing director and CEO, Axis Bank
India (37)

Courtesy: Finivest

Marina Berlusconi

Age: 47
Executive chairman, Fininvest
Italy (24)

Courtesy: ATCO Group

Nancy Southern

Age: 56
Chair, president & CEO, ATCO group
Canada (new)

Courtesy: MITIE Group

Ruby McGregor-Smith

Age: 50
Britain (new)


Clara Gaymard

Age: 53
President and CEO, GE France, and VP, GE International
France (33)

Courtesy: GM

Isela Costantini

Age: 42
President and CEO, General Motors Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay
Argentina (new)

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Alison Watkins

Age: 50
Managing director and CEO, GrainCorp
Australia (new)


Nicky Newton-King

Age: 46
CEO, Johannesburg Stock Exchange
South Africa (new)

Courtesy: JP Morgan Chase

Jing Ulrich

Age: 46
Managing director & vice chairman of Asia Pacific, J.P. Morgan Chase
Hong Kong (return)

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Wei Sun Christianson

Age: 57
Co-CEO, Asia Pacific, and CEO, China, Morgan Stanley
China (41)

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Naina Lal Kidwai

Age: 56
Country head, India, and director, HSBC Asia-Pacific
India (40)

Courtesy: Eurazeo Group

Virginie Morgon

Age: 43
Executive board member and CIO, Eurazeo Group
France (return)

Courtesy: Credit Suisse

Marisa Drew

Age: 49
Co-head, EMEA investment banking department, and global co-head, GMSG, Credit Suisse
Britain (new)

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Yang Liu

Age: 49
Chairperson and CIO, Atlantis Investment Management Group
Hong Kong (48)

Courtesy: Transaero Airlines

Olga Pleshakova

Age: 46
CEO, Transaero Airlines
Russia (49)

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Kate Swann

Age: 48
CEO, SSP Group
Britain (return)

Courtesy: Pierre & Vacances-Centre Parcs

Françoise Gri

Age: 55
CEO, Pierre & Vacances-Center Parcs
France (31)

Courtesy: Siemens

Louise Goeser

Age: 60
CEO, Siemens Mesoamerica
Mexico (new)

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Zhang Xin

Age: 48
China (return)