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Angela Merkel topped Forbes Most Powerful Women List 2014

Jun 2, 2014 17:55 IST

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel topped the Forbes annual list of Most Powerful Women 2014 in the world. The annual list of Forbes was released on 28 May 2014. Angela Merkel topped the list for fourth year in a row and nine times overall.  
Five Indian women have also featured in Forbes 100 most powerful women List.  Chief of Pepsico, Indian born Indra Nooyi was ranked 13th  and Chief Technology and Strategy Officer of Cisco Padmasree Warrior is ranked 71st in the list.

Other Indians who made in to the list are State Bank of India Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya (36th) ICICI Bank Managing Director Chanda Kochhar (43rd) and Biocon founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (92nd).
The list of Top ten Most Powerful Women

Rank

Name

Company

1

Angela Merkel

Chancellor of Germany

2

Janet Yellen

Chairman of US Federal Reserve Bank

3

Melinda Gates

Co-Chairperson of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

4

Dilma Rouseff

President of Brazil

5

Christine Lagarde

Managing Director of IMF

6

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Former US Secretary of State

7

Mary Barra

CEO of General Motors

8

Michelle Obama

US First Lady

9

Sheryl Sandberg

COO of Facebook

10

Virginia Rometty

CEO of IBM

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