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Ho Ching: 3rd most powerful women

03 Sep 2007 on Learning

As compared to the last year Forbes ranking No. 36, this year a Singaporean woman is ranked No. 3… Here’s the Forbes list for 2007… surely an inspiring list…

  1. Angela Merkel Chancellor  Germany
  2. Wu Yi Vice premier  China
  3. Ho Ching Chief executive, Temasek Holdings  Singapore
  4. Condoleezza Rice Secretary of State  U.S.
  5. Indra K. Nooyi Chairman, chief executive, PepsiCo  U.S.
  6. Sonia Gandhi President, Congress Party  India
  7. Cynthia Carroll Chief executive, Anglo American  U.K. 
  8. Patricia A. Woertz Chairman, Archer Daniels Midland  U.S. 
  9. Irene Rosenfeld Chairman, chief executive, Kraft Foods  U.S. 
  10. Patricia Russo Chief executive, Alcatel-Lucent  U.S. 
  11. Michèle Alliot-Marie Minister for the Interior and overseas territories  France 
  12. Christine Lagarde Minister of economy, finance and employment  France 
  13. Anne M. Mulcahy Chairman, chief executive, Xerox  U.S.
  14. Anne Lauvergeon Chief executive, Areva  France
  15. Mary Sammons Chairman, chief executive, president, Rite Aid Corp.  U.S. 
  16. Angela Braly Chief executive, president, WellPoint  U.S. 
  17. Marjorie Scardino Chief executive, Pearson PLC  U.K. 
  18. Wu Xiaoling Deputy governor, People’s Bank of China  China 
  19. Brenda Barnes Chairman, chief executive, Sara Lee Corp.  U.S. 
  20. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Supreme court justice  U.S. 
  21. Oprah Winfrey Chairman, Harpo  U.S.
  22. Margaret Whitman Chief executive, president, Ebay  U.S. 
  23. Queen Elizabeth II Queen  U.K.
  24. Melinda Gates Cofounder, cochairman, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation  U.S.
  25. Hillary Rodham Clinton U.S. senator, New York  U.S.