100 most influential women in 2018
German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the eighth consecutive year topped the list of most powerful women in the world by American magazine Forbes. The magazine published a rating of 4 Dec.
In the second place, as in 2017, was Prime Minister of great Britain Teresa may.
In third place for the first time raised the head of the International monetary Fund Christine Lagarde.
In 2014 she was on the fifth place, in 2017 – eight months.
Bronze medalist of 2017, the wife of American billionaire and founder of Microsoft Corporation bill gates Melinda, who heads one of the largest U.S. charities Cochair in 2018 took sixth place, having conceded to the head of General Motors Mary Barra (previous year was the fifth) and the Fund Manager of Fidelity Investments Abigail Johnson (2017 occupied 7-e a place).
“Women in the list of top 100 most influential in the world represent six categories: politics, business, technology, Finance, media and entertainment, charity. North America was presented to 50 women in the rankings, the Asia-Pacific region – 22, Europe (including Russia and Turkey) – 17; United Kingdom 7 middle East 3, Africa – 1”, – stated in the message.
In the top twenty of Forbes has included the majority of business executives, including the CEO of car manufacturer General Motors Mary Barra (4th place), CEO of Youtube, Susan Wojcicki (7th place) and the head of the Board of Directors of the financial group Santander Ana Botin (8th place).
In 2017, Merkel has headed a rating of the most influential women in the world by American magazine Forbes.
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