Fortune released their 2020 list of the Most Powerful Women in Business. Topping the list is Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture.
2020 Fortune Most Powerful Women in Business (Top 10):
1. Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture
2. Mary Barra, Chairman & CEO of General Motors
3. Abigail Johnson, Chairman & CEO of Fidelity Investments
4. Gail Boudreaux, President & CEO of Anthem
5. Carol Tomé, CEO of UPS
6. Jane Fraser, CEO of Global Consumer Banking & President of City
7. Ruth Porat, SVP & CFO of Google, Alphabet
8. Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook
9. Corie Barry, CEO of BestBuy
10. Judith McKenna, President & CEO of Walmart International
The magazine compiles the list by ranking leaders by criteria that include the size and importance of the woman’s business in the global economy, the business’s health, the path of the woman’s career and influence on society and culture. And this year, they added a new dimension: how an executive is wielding her power. In this moment of crisis and uncertainty, is she using her influence to shape her company and the wider world for the better?
To view the complete list of Fortune’s 2020 Most Powerful Women in Business, click here.
Also, read here the 50 Most Powerful Women based outside the U.S. ranking, in which Emma Walmsley, CEO of GlaxoSmithKline and Jessica Tan, Co-CEO and Executive Director of Ping An Group take the first and second place. Ana Botin, the executive chair of Banco Santander, takes the Nº 3 spot this year.