The 10 Most Powerful Business Women in the World in 2008

indranooyi2Forbes released “The 100 Most Powerful Women ” in the world list for 2008. Forbes’ “annual ranking of the most powerful women in the world measures “power” as a composite of public profile–calculated using press mentions–and financial heft. The economic component of the ranking considers job title and past career accomplishments, as well as the amount of money the woman controls. A chief executive “controls” the revenue of her business, for instance, while a head of state gets the country’s gross domestic product. The raw numbers are modified to allow comparisons across financial realms.”

The following top 10 business women top 2008’s list:

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