GM’s Barra Named Most Powerful Woman in Business

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GM’s Barra Named Most Powerful Woman in Business
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General Motors CEO Mary Barra has been named the world’s most powerful woman in business.

The title comes courtesy of Fortune magazine which ranked Barra above IBM’s Ginni Rometty and Pepsi’s Indra Nooyi. The publication considered the size and importance of a business, the company’s health and overall momentum and the leader’s career to determine which each executive’s rank.

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Barra took on the role of GM CEO on January 15 after spending her entire career at the American automaker. Prior to becoming CEO, Barra was the head of global product development, purchasing and supply chain.

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  • chavitz

    As far as I know, this type of women who look youngish and pretty usually get such positions by sleeping with their bosses. In this case, she might have slept with directors of board.