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General Motors leader joining exclusive club

Mary Barra joins small group of women CEOs at Fortune 500 companies

Associated Press

Mary Barra, named by General Motors last Tuesday as its next CEO, will be the first woman to run a major automobile maker. She joins just 22 other female CEOs among U.S. companies in the Fortune 500. Here’s a look at the group:

GENERAL MOTORS

• Annual revenue: $152 billion

• Market value: $56 billion

• CEO: Mary Barra, taking over in January 2014

HEWLETT-PACKARD CO.

• Annual revenue: $112 billion

• Market value: $52 billion

• CEO: Margaret Whitman, took over in September 2011

IBM CORP.

• Annual revenue: $105 billion

• Market value: $192 billion

• CEO: Virginia Rometty, took over in January 2012

PEPSICO INC.

• Annual revenue: $65 billion

• Market value: $126 billion

• CEO: Indra Nooyi, took over in October 2006

ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND CO.

• Annual revenue: $89 billion.

• Market value: $28 billion

• CEO: Patricia Woertz, took over in April 2006

LOCKHEED MARTIN CORP.

• Annual revenue: $47 billion

• Market value: $45 billion

• CEO: Marillyn Hewson, took over in January 2013

DUPONT CO.

• Annual revenue: $35 billion

• Market value: $57 billion

• CEO: Ellen Kullman, took over in January 2009

MONDELEZ INTERNATIONAL INC.

• Annual revenue: $35 billion

• Market value: $60 billion

• CEO: Irene Rosenfeld, took over in June 2006 (company was known as Kraft Foods)

GENERAL DYNAMICS CORP.

• Annual revenue: $32 billion

• Market value: $32 billion

• CEO: Phebe Nokakovic, took over in January 2013

TJX COS. INC.

• Annual revenue: $26 billion

• Market value: $44 billion

• CEO: Carol Meyrowitz, took over in January 2007

XEROX CORP.

• Annual revenue: $22 billion

• Market value: $14 billion

• CEO: Ursula Burns, took over in July 2009

DUKE ENERGY CORP.

• Annual revenue: $20 billion

• Market value: $49 billion

• CEO: Lynn Good, took over in July 2013

AVON PRODUCTS INC.

• Annual revenue: $11 billion

• Market value: $8 billion

• CEO: Sherilyn McCoy, took over in April 2012

SEMPRA ENERGY

• Annual revenue: $10 billion

• Market value: $21 billion

• CEO: Debra Reed, took over in June 2011

GUARDIAN LIFE INSURANCE OF AMERICA

• Annual revenue: $8 billion

• Market value: Not available (company is not publicly traded)

• CEO: Deanna Mulligan, took over in July 2011

CAMPBELL SOUP CO.

• Annual revenue: $8 billion

• Market value: $13 billion

CEO: Denise Morrison,* took over in August 2011. Note: Morrison is a board member at Akron-based Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.

MYLAN INC.

• Annual revenue: $7 billion

• Market value: $16 billion

• CEO: Heather Bresch, took over in January 2012

INGREDION INC.

• Annual revenue: $7 billion

• Market value: $5 billion

• CEO: Ilene Gordon, took over in May 2009

CH2M HILL COS.

• Annual revenue: $6 billion

• Market value: Not available (company is not publicly traded)

• CEO: Jacqueline Hinman, taking over in January 2014

GRAYBAR ELECTRIC

• Annual revenue: $5 billion

• Market value: Not available (company is not publicly traded)

• CEO: Kathleen Mazzarella, took over in June 2012

GANNETT CO.

• Annual revenue: $5 billion

• Market value: $6 billion

• CEO: Gracia Martore, took over in October 2011

FRONTIER COMNUNICATIONS CORP.

• Annual revenue: $5 billion

• Market value: $5 billion

• CEO: Maggie Wilderotter,* took over in January 2006

YAHOO INC.

• Annual revenue: $5 billion

• Market value: $41 billion

• CEO: Marissa Mayer, took over in July 2012

*Campbell Soup’s Denise Morrison and Frontier’s Maggie Wilderotter are sisters.

Note: Revenue figures are the latest full fiscal year available. Market values were based on Tuesday stock prices, according to research firm FactSet.



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