op Women In Business. This is the Top 10 list of women who are leading in business and companies. This is the year of expansion, as it was in 2010, and 2011 shows a few more acquisitions with higher earning promotions.
1. Indra Nooyi – PepsiCo executive. On August 14, 2006, Nooyi was named the successor to Steven Reinemund as chief executive officer of the company effective October 1, 2006. On February 5, 2007, she was named chairman of the board, effective May 2, 2007.
2. Irene Rosenfeld – CEO of Kraft Foods Inc. Rosenfeld was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Kraft Foods in June 2006. She was appointed to the additional post of Chairman in March 2007, following Altria Group’s spin-off of Kraft. Rosenfeld has worked for 25 years in the food and beverage industry.
3. Patricia Woertz – CEO of Archer Daniels Midland. A. Woertz earned a total compensation of $14,689,022, which included a base salary of $1,300,000, a cash bonus of $2,040,384, stocks granted of $4,919,563, options granted of $6,356,267, and other compensation totaling $72,807.
4. Angela Braly – CEO of WellPoint, Inc. As of April 2009, Braly had the 306th highest compensation for a US CEO, having earned $4.07 million, which is 74th among females. She owns $4.6 million worth of WellPoint stock, or .02% of the company
5. Andrea Jung – CEO of Avon Products. Jung has received a total compensation of $6,997,015, which included a base salary of $1,375,000, a cash bonus of $3,043,906, options granted of $2,395,162, as well as $182,947 in other compensation.