Angela Merkel Tops Forbes List of 100 Most Powerful Women

Posted on May 24, 2013

Meg Whitman covers Forbes 100 Most Powerful Woman Issue

Forbes has announced its 10th annual ranking of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women. Angela Merkel is #1 for the third straight year. She is followed by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Melinda Gate, MIchelle Obama and Hillary Clinton. Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman (No. 15) is the subject of the cover story, "The Reluctant Savior."

Newcomers on the list include outh Korean President Park Geun-hye (No. 11); Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson (No. 34); Tory Burch CEO Tory Burch (No. 69); Spanx founder Sara Blakely (No. 90) and Baidu CFO Jennifer Li (No. 98).

2013 Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women Issue

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