Padmasree Warrior says leaders should have bold visions but an appreciation for the details -- and they also need to simplify complex situations in order to solve their core issues.
FORTUNE -- Cisco System's (CSCO) Chief Technology and Strategy Officer Padmasree Warrior may help the company navigate the competitive digital networking sector, but she also has her hands in the retail industry. In September, Warrior became a director at Gap Inc. MOREColleen Leahey, Reporter - Dec 5, 2013 11:59 AM ET
The pharmaceutical executive reflects on moments throughout her career.
FORTUNE -- Heather Bresch has been at the helm of pharmaceutical-maker Mylan (MYL) since 2012. During her time as the Fortune 500 company's CEO, she's overseen a $1.6 billion acquisition of India's Agila Specialties and recently helped the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act, which will both boost Mylan's profits and save children's lives, get signed into law.
Fortune's Most Powerful Women started as a MOREColleen Leahey, Reporter - Nov 21, 2013 1:23 PM ET
The CST Brands CEO, who will join the list of Fortune 500 women CEOs in late 2014, gives an inside look into what makes her tick.
FORTUNE -- As chairman, president and CEO of CST Brands, Kim Bowers leads the convenience store retailer's more than 1,900 locations. Valero Energy spun off CST last May, and the company's $13.1 billion revenue will earn it a spot in the 2014 Fortune 500 -- and MOREColleen Leahey, Reporter - Nov 14, 2013 12:44 PM ET
With a wild-card founder and complex offerings, the company struggles to win over the crop of haters that arose after last spring's product recall.
FORTUNE -- Thursday, Lululemon founder and chairman Chip Wilson blamed his company's customers for the retailer's product issues. "Quite frankly some women's bodies just actually don't work for it," he said on Bloomberg TV, referring to sheerness and pilling in Lululemon's famed yoga pants.
Lululemon (LULU) survived the springtime recall MOREColleen Leahey, Reporter - Nov 8, 2013 4:46 PM ET
New America Foundation CEO Anne-Marie Slaughter explains how her views on women's career challenges differ from those expressed by Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg.Colleen Leahey, Reporter - Oct 17, 2013 2:42 PM ET
Most companies eventually develop their own lingo, but the Vancouver-based apparel maker has taken company-culture speak to a whole other level. Here's a sampling of Lululemon language.
By Beth Kowitt and Colleen Leahey
AMBASSADOR: Rather than sponsor celebrity athletes, the company gives gear and discounts to local fitness instructors such as personal trainers and yogis. These ambassadors become walking ads for Lululemon (LULU), and provide feedback about the clothes. In return, the MOREAug 29, 2013 8:11 AM ET
Harriet Green says her inclination toward challenge stems from her father's lost battle to cancer.Colleen Leahey, Reporter - Jul 1, 2013 11:51 AM ET
London is focused on building an environment conducive to tech entrepreneurs, and it's not following the Silicon Valley mold.Colleen Leahey, Reporter - Jun 24, 2013 2:18 PM ET
Christine Day's announcement that she's leaving Lululemon has left many scratching their heads.Colleen Leahey, Reporter - Jun 14, 2013 5:00 AM ET
The definitive list of women CEOs in the Fortune 500. Last updated on October 1, 2013.
1. Margaret C. Whitman
Company: Hewlett-Packard (HPQ)
Fortune 500 Rank: 15
2. Virginia M. Rometty
Company: IBM (IBM)
Fortune 500 Rank: 20
3. Patricia A. Woertz
Company: Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)
Fortune 500 Rank: 27
4. Indra K. Nooyi
Company: Pepsico (PEP)
Fortune 500 Rank: 43
5. Marillyn A. Hewson
Company: Lockheed Martin (LMT)
Fortune 500 Rank: 59
6. Ellen J. Kullman
Company: DuPont (DD)
Fortune 500 Rank: 72
7. Irene B. Rosenfeld
Company: MOREMay 9, 2013 2:17 PM ET
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