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Top 10 Women with Biggest Salaries in the World

Have you underestimate the prowess of women today? You shouldn't be. In family and in business, women nowadays excel in different areas of life. And this is proven in their salaries paid out for them in the corporate world. Have a look to this list of the "Top 10 Women with Biggest Salaries in the World".
Top 10 Women with Biggest Salaries in the World

Top 10 Women with Biggest Salaries in the World

1. Carol Bartz
Carol Bartz

President and CEO
Company: Yahoo! (YHOO)
2009 Total compensation: $47.2 million

2. Safra Catz

Safra Catz
President and CFO
Company: Oracle (ORCL)
2009 Total compensation: $36.4 million

3. Carrie Cox
Carrie Cox
Former EVP and President
Company: Global Pharmaceuticals
2009 Total compensation: $23 million

4. Irene Rosenfeld
Irene Rosenfeld
Chairman and CEO
Company: Kraft Foods (KFT)
2009 Total compensation: $22.1 million

5. Wellington J. Denahan-Norris
Wellingtom Denahan Norris
Vice Chairman, Chief Investment Officer and COO
Company: Annaly Capital Management (NLY)
2009 Total compensation: $21.6 million

6. Pamela H. Patsley

Pamela Patsley
Chairman and CEO
Company: Moneygram International (MGI)
2009 Total compensation: $17.9 million

7. Susan M. Ivey
Susan Ivey

Chairman, President and CEO
Company: Reynolds American (RAI)
2009 Total compensation: $16.2 million

8. Martine A. Rothblatt
Martine Rothblatt
Chairman and CEO
Company: United Therapeutics (UTHR)
2009 Total compensation: $15.8 million

9. Carol M. Meyrowitz
Carol Meyrowitz
President and CEO
Company: TJX Companies (TJX)
2009 Total compensation: $14.8 million
10. Indra Nooyi
Indra Nooyi
Chairman and CEO
Company: PepsiCo (PEP)
2009 Total compensation: $14.2 million

Note: Total compensation of the said company officials includes annualized base salary, the grant-date fair value of new stock and option awards, discretionary and performance-based bonus payouts, and other compensation. If relevant, other compensation includes severance payments. Equilar Inc., an executive compensation research firm in Redwood Shores, Calif., prepared the chart by looking at companies with more than $1 billion in revenues that filed proxies by Aug. 15.

In your own opinion, what makes you think they come that far in their careers and garnered the biggest salaries in the world?

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"Top 10 Women with Biggest Salaries in the World" was written by under the Business category. It has been read 7822 times and generated 2 comments. The article was created on and updated on 21 August 2011.
Total comments : 2
Minie Labadan Bulay   (09 October 2011 2:00 PM) [Entry]

they have reached that far in their careers because they have exemplary qualities in their work, and these qualities are perseverance, love, dedication and commitment...

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