Mary Barra, who is a top contender to eventually run General Motors, is considered to have one of the hardest jobs in the global auto industry.
By Beth Kowitt, writer
FORTUNE -- Mary Barra has one directive for her employees: "The simple thing I say to them is, No more crappy cars, and that resonates."
The phrase is part of a broader approach GM's EVP of global product development and global purchasing MOREOct 16, 2013 11:40 AM ET
DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman and other execs offered tips on how to cultivate global talent at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit.
By Anne VanderMey, reporter
FORTUNE -- Hiring the best people from around the world is a top priority for most leaders in today's relentlessly globalizing business landscape. At Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit on Wednesday, a few executives offered their thoughts on where to find good global employees -- and MOREOct 16, 2013 10:08 AM ET
Social media causes information to be instantaneous, but there are drawbacks. "It's the message, not the news" that gets out, says Liz Robbins.
By Heather Muse
FORTUNE -- "Imagine a CEO who hates the company." That's how lobbyist Liz Robbins described Tea Party Republicans while speaking at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit on Tuesday, noting that voters have elected people who won their seats by running against the idea of governing.
The MOREOct 15, 2013 6:39 PM ET
It is great that more women are talking about their careers. Now men need to join the conversation
By Sanyin Siang, Executive Director of the Coach K Leadership & Ethics Center.
When we started up the Women's Leadership Initiative at The Coach K leadership & Ethics Center (COLE) a few years ago, people would often ask: What's the connection between women's advancement and a brand that is so often associated with men's MOREAug 16, 2013 5:10 PM 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
The architect Zaha Hadid joined Fortune's Stephanie Mehta on stage at the Fortune Most Powerful Women conference in London this week to discuss design, growing up in Iraq, her favorite cities and more.
FORTUNE -- Stephanie Mehta: Thank you Tom, and as Dame Zaha makes her way to the stage, let me just take another opportunity to thank Barclays, and our other MPW global partner, Zurich Insurance Group, and our knowledge MOREJun 25, 2013 1:54 PM ET
Carolyn Everson, vice president of global marketing solutions for Facebook, joined Fortune's Pattie Sellers on stage at the Fortune Most Powerful Women London conference.
Below is an unedited transcript:
Pattie Sellers: Thank you, I'm here with Carolyn Everson from Facebook. I love the variety here from Dr. Nancy to [inaudible], and the global economy, to the digital world. So, Carolyn and I have known each other for a while, I have never been MOREJun 24, 2013 2:59 PM 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
Jo Malone founded one of Britain's most famous fragrance brands, sold it to Estée Lauder, and she has now created a second line, Jo Loves. She spoke with Fortune's Leigh Gallagher at the Fortune Most Powerful Women event in London.
Below is an unedited transcript of the discussion:
Leigh Gallagher: I have to say I'm a little bit verklempt. This is a little bit of a moment for me. You've been on my dresser MOREJun 24, 2013 1:36 PM ET
The definitive list of women CEOs in the Fortune 500. Last updated on December 10, 2013.
1. Mary Barra (becomes CEO on Jan. 15, 2014)
Company: General Motors (GM)
Fortune 500 Rank: 7
2. Margaret C. Whitman
Company: Hewlett-Packard (HPQ)
Fortune 500 Rank: 15
3. Virginia M. Rometty
Company: IBM (IBM)
Fortune 500 Rank: 20
4. Patricia A. Woertz
Company: Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)
Fortune 500 Rank: 27
5. Indra K. Nooyi
Company: Pepsico (PEP)
Fortune 500 Rank: 43
6. Marillyn A. Hewson
Company: Lockheed Martin (LMT)
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