75 Most Powerful Women In Business

From technology to finance, these professionals are changing global business

Kim-Harris-JonesKim Harris Jones
SVP & Corporate Controller
Kraft Foods Inc.

Appointed in October 2009, Harris Jones serves as controller for the entire corporation. She held various finance positions at Chrysler Group L.L.C. before joining Kraft as senior vice president, corporate planning & analysis in June 2009.

Bridgette-HellerBridgette P. Heller
Worldwide President,
McNeil Nutritionals, L.L.C.
Johnson & Johnson

Heller’s responsibilities at the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary include overseeing the global business for the company’s innovative nutritional products, including its flagship brand and market leader, Splenda Sweetener products. She was one of BE’s 100 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America in her previous role as J&J’s global president, baby care.

Hobson_Mellody-H-0447Mellody Hobson
President
Ariel Investments L.L.C.

Company-wide management and strategic planning are Hobson’s core duties as she oversees all operations outside of research and portfolio management for Ariel Investments (No. 4 on the BE    Asset Managers list with $4.4 billion in assets under management). With the firm since 1991, she serves as chairwoman of the board of trustees for the mutual funds and corporate director of three public companies.

Cathy-HughesCatherine L. Hughes
Founder & Chairperson
Radio One Inc.

Hughes is the founder and chairperson of Radio One Inc. (No. 13 on the BE Industrial/Service Companies list with $350 million in revenues). Radio One is the first African American company in radio history to dominate several major markets simultaneously and possesses the first woman-owned radio station to rank No. 1 in any major market.

Frankie-HughesFrankie D. Hughes
President & Chief
Investment Officer

Hughes Capital Management
Before founding her firm (No. 14 on the BE Asset Managers list with $1.08 billion in assets under management) in 1993, Hughes was director of the asset management division, portfolio manager, and member of the Investment Policy Committee at W.R. Lazard & Co. where, she managed $1.1 billion in fixed income assets for institutional clients.

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