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25 Female Fortune 500 CEOs

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In 2020, the number of female CEOs of Fortune 500 companies hit a new high, with 37 women holding the top spots at the 500 largest companies in America. Although that’s a new record, that still means women hold only 7.4% of these positions.

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For this ranking, GOBankingRates looked at the 25 largest 2020 Fortune 500 companies in terms of revenue with female CEOs. Find out who these women are, where they work and where their companies rank on the Fortune 500 list.

Last updated: March 8, 2021
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Karen S. Lynch: CVS Health

  • Age: 57
  • Current titles: President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 5
  • Company revenue (in millions): $256,776
  • Company profit (in millions): $6,634
  • Number of employees: 290,000

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Mary T. Barra: General Motors

  • Age: 57
  • Current titles: Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 18
  • Company revenue (in millions): $137,237
  • Company profit (in millions): $6,732
  • Number of employees: 164,000

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Gail K. Bordeaux: Anthem

  • Age: 58
  • Current titles: President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 29
  • Company revenue (in millions): $104,213
  • Company profit (in millions): $4,807
  • Number of employees: 70,600

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Jane Fraser: Citigroup

  • Age: 52
  • Current titles: President, Director & Chief Executive Officer
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 31
  • Company revenue (in millions): $103,449
  • Company profit (in millions): $19,401
  • Number of employees: 200,000

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Carol B. Tome: UPS

  • Age: 63
  • Current titles: Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 43
  • Company revenue (in millions): $74,094
  • Company profit (in millions): $4,440
  • Number of employees: 377,640

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Corie Barry: Best Buy

  • Age: 44
  • Current titles: Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 75
  • Company revenue (in millions): $43,638
  • Company profit (in millions): $1,541
  • Number of employees: 125,000

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Safra A. Catz: Oracle

  • Age: 57
  • Current titles: Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 82
  • Company revenue (in millions): $39,506
  • Company profit (in millions): $11,083
  • Number of employees: 136,000

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Phebe N. Novakovic: General Dynamics

  • Age: 61
  • Current titles: Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 83
  • Company revenue (in millions): $39,350
  • Company profit (in millions): $3,484
  • Number of employees: 102,900

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Susan Patricia Griffith: Progressive

  • Age: 54
  • Current titles: President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 86
  • Company revenue (in millions): $39,022
  • Company profit (in millions): $3,970
  • Number of employees: 41,571

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Kathy J. Warden: Northrop Grumman

  • Age: 48
  • Current titles: Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 96
  • Company revenue (in millions): $33,841
  • Company profit (in millions): $2,248
  • Number of employees: 90,000

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Lynn J. Good: Duke Energy

  • Age: 60
  • Current titles: Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 123
  • Company revenue (in millions): $24,658
  • Company profit (in millions): $3,748
  • Number of employees: 28,793

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Vicki A. Hollub: Occidental Petroleum

  • Age: 59
  • Current titles: President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 148
  • Company revenue (in millions): $21,971
  • Company profit (in millions): -$667
  • Number of employees: 14,400

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Heyward Donigan: Rite Aid

  • Age: 58
  • Current titles: President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 150
  • Company revenue (in millions): $21,674
  • Company profit (in millions): -$422
  • Number of employees: 42,645

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Michelle D. Gass: Kohl’s

  • Age: 52
  • Current titles: Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 165
  • Company revenue (in millions): $19,974
  • Company profit (in millions): $691
  • Number of employees: 79,500

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Margaret M. Keane: Synchrony Financial

  • Age: 59
  • Current titles: Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 170
  • Company revenue (in millions): $19,461
  • Company profit (in millions): $3,747
  • Number of employees: 16,500

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Christine A. Leahy: CDW

  • Age: 55
  • Current titles: President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 178
  • Company revenue (in millions): $18,032
  • Company profit (in millions): $737
  • Number of employees: 9,900

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Patricia K. Poppe: PG&E

  • Age: 51
  • Current titles: Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 189
  • Company revenue (in millions): $17,129
  • Company profit (in millions): -$7,656
  • Number of employees: 23,000

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Sonia Syngal: Gap

  • Age: 49
  • Current titles: President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 199
  • Company revenue (in millions): $16,383
  • Company profit (in millions): $351
  • Number of employees: 129,000

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Barbara Rentler: Ross Stores

  • Age: 61
  • Current titles: Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 202
  • Company revenue (in millions): $16,039
  • Company profit (in millions): $1,661
  • Number of employees: 92,500

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Anna Manning: Reinsurance Group of America

  • Age: 60
  • Current titles: President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 225
  • Company revenue (in millions): $14,300
  • Company profit (in millions): $870
  • Number of employees: 3,188

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Beth E. Ford: Land O’ Lakes

  • Age: 56
  • Current titles: President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 232
  • Company revenue (in millions): $13,888
  • Company profit (in millions): $206
  • Number of employees: 8,000

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Penny Pennington: Jones Financial (Edward Jones)

  • Age: 55
  • Current titles: Managing Partner & Chief Executive Officer
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 336
  • Company revenue (in millions): $9,526
  • Company profit (in millions): $1,092
  • Number of employees: 49,000

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Joey Wat: Yum China Holdings

  • Age: 47
  • Current titles: Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 361
  • Company revenue (in millions): $8,776
  • Company profit (in millions): $713
  • Number of employees: 450,000

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Lauren R. Hobart: D*ck’s Sporting Goods

  • Age: 50
  • Current titles: President, Director & Chief Executive Officer
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 362
  • Company revenue (in millions): $8,751
  • Company profit (in millions): $298
  • Number of employees: 28,450

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Sue Y. Nabi: Coty

  • Age: 51
  • Current titles: Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Company’s Fortune 500 rank: 366
  • Company revenue (in millions): $8,649
  • Company profit (in millions): -$3,784
  • Number of employees: 19,000

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Methodology: GOBankingRates identified the 25 largest 2020 Fortune 500 companies in terms of revenue with female CEOs. GOBankingRates then found each female CEO’s (1) name, (2) age, (3) titles held, (4) current board memberships, (5) company industry, (6) company headquarters location, (7) company Fortune 500 rank, (8) company revenue in millions, (9) company profit in millions and (10) company’s number of employees. Data for factors (1), and (5) through (10) were drawn from Fortune and data for factors (2) through (4) were drawn from the Wall Street Journal. All data was gathered on and up to date as of Feb. 17, 2021.