The competitors to be listed amongst Fortune’s Most Highly effective Ladies has gotten somewhat stiffer this 12 months. In recognition of simply how world enterprise has develop into, Fortune determined to merge its home and worldwide lists of prime company ladies leaders.
Nonetheless, in some methods, this 12 months’s prime 10 record is much like final 12 months’s with a couple of exceptions.
Coming in at No. 1 for the second 12 months operating is CVS Well being president and CEO Karen Lynch, who’s main the highest-ranking Fortune 500 and World 500 firm ever run by a lady. On her watch – she took the helm in February 2021 – the corporate’s income jumped 9% and its share value good points (up 42%) properly outpaced efficiency of the S&P 500. CVS, in the meantime, continued to be a central participant within the battle towards Covid, and Lynch carried out a psychological well being program to assist stop suicide amongst its Aetna members.
Rating shut behind Lynch as soon as once more are Julie Candy, chair and CEO of Accenture (No. 2); Jane Fraser, CEO of Citi (No. 3); and Mary Barra, chair and CEO, GM (No. 4).
However the No. 5 spot went to Jessica Tan, co-CEO and govt director of Ping An Insurance coverage (Group) Firm of China, Ltd, which is the twenty fifth largest firm on the planet. Fortune notes that regardless of China’s Covid lockdowns and “skittish client sentiment,” Ping An below Tan’s management beat revenue expectations within the first half of 2022 and goals to realize carbon neutrality by 2030.
Additionally new to the highest 10 relative to Fortune’s home record final 12 months is Emma Walmsley, CEO of worldwide drugmaker GSK. She spun off her firm’s $13 billion client well being unit. “That leaves the now solely pharma-focused GSK with a pile of money to put money into promising drug and vaccine candidates,” Fortune notes.
Two executives, in the meantime, fell out of the highest 10 from final 12 months: Thasunda Brown Duckett, president and CEO of TIAA; and Ruth Porat, senior vp and chief monetary officer of Alphabet. However neither fell far, rating as No. 11 and 12, respectively.
Listed here are the highest 10 ladies executives on Fortune’s 2022 Most Highly effective Ladies record:
1. Karen Lynch, president and CEO, CVS Well being
2. Julie Candy, chair and CEO, Accenture
3. Jane Fraser, CEO, Citigroup
4. Mary Barra, chair and CEO, GM
5. Jessica Tan, govt director and Co-CEO, Ping An Insurance coverage
6. Carol Tomé, CEO, UPS
7. Rosalind Brewer, CEO, Walgreens Boots Alliance
8. Emma Walmsley, CEO of GSK
9. Gail Boudreaux, president and CEO, Elevance Well being
10. Abigail Johnson, chair and CEO, Constancy Investments
(For extra on every of those executives, right here is Fortune’s full record of the highest 50 Most Highly effective Ladies in Enterprise. Please word a subscription is required.)