Most Powerful Women

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22 CEOs of major companies and many more corner office contenders in all industries. Nine newcomers and one return. Over $1.1 trillion in market capitalization. Plus: bonus pick Queen Bey! Read on to see who made it in 2016—and who didn't.

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RANK NAME TITLE AFFILIATION AGE
1 Mary Barra CEO and Chairman GM 54
2 Indra Nooyi CEO and Chairman PepsiCo 60
3 Marillyn Hewson CEO, Chairman, and President Lockheed Martin 62
4 Ginni Rometty CEO, Chairman, and President IBM 59
5 Abigail Johnson CEO and President Fidelity Investments 54
6 Sheryl Sandberg COO Facebook 47
7 Meg Whitman CEO and President Hewlett Packard Enterprise 60
8 Phebe Novakovic CEO and Chairman General Dynamics 58
9 Irene Rosenfeld CEO and Chairman Mondelez International 63
10 Safra Catz Co-CEO Oracle 54
11 Lynn Good CEO, Chairman, and President Duke Energy 57
12 Helena Foulkes President of CVS/pharmacy, EVP of CVS Health CVS Health 52
13 Ruth Porat CFO, Google and Alphabet Alphabet 58
14 Angela Ahrendts SVP, Retail and Online Stores Apple 56
15 Cathy Engelbert CEO Deloitte LLP 51
16 Susan Wojcicki CEO, YouTube Google 48
17 Pam Nicholson CEO and President Enterprise Holdings 56
18 Tricia Griffith CEO and President Progressive 51
19 Rosalind Brewer CEO and President, Sam's Club Walmart 54
20 Ann-Marie Campbell EVP, U.S. stores Home Depot 51
21 Susan Cameron CEO and President Reynolds American 57
22 Debra Reed CEO and Chairman Sempra Energy 60
23 Heather Bresch CEO Mylan 47
24 Denise Morrison CEO and President Campbell Soup 62
25 Ursula Burns CEO and Chairman Xerox 57
26 Karen Lynch President Aetna 53
27 Sandra (Sandi) Peterson Group Worldwide Chairman Johnson & Johnson 57
28 Marianne Lake CFO JP Morgan Chase 46
29 Margaret Keane CEO and President Synchrony Financial 57
30 Mary Erdoes CEO, JPM Asset Management JPMorgan Chase 49
31 Amy Hood CFO and EVP Microsoft 44
32 Vicki Hollub CEO and President Occidental Petroleum 56
33 Judith McKenna EVP and COO, Walmart U.S. Walmart 50
34 Barbara Rentler CEO Ross Stores 59
35 Kathleen Murphy President, Personal Investing Fidelity Investments 53
36 Lynne Doughtie CEO and Chairman KPMG U.S. 53
37 Carolyn Tastad Group President, North America Procter & Gamble 55
38 Bridget Van Kralingen SVP, Industry Platforms IBM 53
39 Julie Sweet Group CEO, North America Accenture 48
40 Marni Walden EVP/President, Product Innovation and New Businesses Verizon Communications 49
41 Crystal Hanlon President, Northern Division Home Depot 51
42 Shari Ballard Senior EVP and President, U.S. Retail Best Buy 50
43 Mary Mack Senior EVP and Head of Community Banking Wells Fargo 53
44 Diane Bryant EVP and GM, Data Center Group Intel 54
45 Jennifer Taubert Company Group Chairman Johnson & Johnson 53
46 Jane Fraser CEO, Latin America Citigroup 49
47 Debra Crew COO/President, R.J. Reynolds Reynolds American 45
48 Beth Comstock Vice Chair General Electric 56
49 Bonnie Hammer Chair, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group Comcast 66
50 Anne Finucane Vice Chairman Bank of America 64
51 Beyoncé Queen Bee - 35
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Marianne Lake

CFO, JP Morgan Chase, 46
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The British physicist-turned-CFO oversees the finances of the U.S.’s largest bank by ­assets, with $2.4 trillion. She’s also one of three women on JPMorgan Chase’s operating committee (another is No. 30, Mary Erdoes). Lake is considered a rising star, frequently leading earnings calls and interacting with investors more than most Wall Street finance chiefs. That has led to speculation that she could one day succeed CEO Jamie Dimon. In 2015 the bank reported $93.5 billion in revenue; its net income was up 12%, to $24.4 billion.

Personal Information

Previous Rank 31
Newcomer?

Company Financials (2015, or most recently completed fiscal year)

Revenues ($B) 93.5
Profits ($B) 24.4
Market Value as of 8/26/16 ($M) 239154

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