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P&G Executives Earn Place on Fortune's 'Most Powerful Women in Business' List

Monday, October 3, 2011 9:23 am EDT

Each year, Fortune magazine studies the accomplishments of leading businesswomen from around the world. The results of the research: Prestigious lists naming the 50 Most Powerful Women in business in America and internationally.

Three P&G executives earned places in the most recent ranking, which was released September 29, 2011:

Melanie Healey, Group President - North America and Global Hyper, Super, Mass Channel: For the second year in a row, Melanie earned the #13 spot on the list. "She managed to give her top line a boost in a tough environment in part by encouraging customers to try new P&G products," according to the magazine.

Gina Drosos, Group president, Global Beauty, Skin, Cosmetics, and Personal Care: Gina earned the #31 spot on the list, up from her ranking of #39 in 2010. The magazine cited her new responsibilities for antiperspirants and deodorants. At age 48, Gina was also recognized as one of the youngest women to earn a spot on the list.

Deb Henretta, Group President - Asia and Global Specialty Channel: Deb earned the #19 spot on the Global list, up from #20 the previous year.

In compiling the list, the magazine's editors take into account such factors as career accomplishments of the past year, including key responsibilities and number of employees, participation on corporate boards or boards of other influential organizations, as well as the financial performance of the company.

Visit Fortune to see the complete list.

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