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The 4 Most Inspirational Women CEOs in USA

Safra Catz Oracle Corporation

In the past few decades, a lot of women are coming forward to make a difference in the world of business and bring about some fantastic changes. With their determination and leadership skills, women CEOs have a mark of their own. USA, in particular, is known for being a progressive nation with free-thinking, innovation and business development in every respect. Here is the list of the most inspirational women CEOs in USA:

  1. Safra Catz, Co-CEO of Oracle Corporation: She is one of the highest-paid CEO in USA and surprisingly she avoids the limelight. Safra gives the chance of limelight to her outspoken boss Larry Ellison instead. Safra joined in Oracle back in 1999 and became a co-president in the year 2004. She then became chief financial officer two years later. Her net worth is $1.1 billion. Interestingly, Safra hails from Israel who could succeed in USA with flying colors.

    Safra Catz Oracle

  2. Phebe Novakovic, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of General Dynamics: She joined the company in the year 2001 after some stints working with the federal government including CIA, office of management and budget and the department of defense. She has been in the current position since 2013 in General Dynamics, which produces battle tanks and nuclear- powered submarines along with Gulfstream business jets.

    Phebe Novakovic General Dynamics

  3. Lynn Good, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Duke Energy: This dynamic CEO began her career in the utility industry in 2003 at Cinergy which was acquired by Duke three years later.

    Lynn Good Duke Energy

  4. Marillyn Hewson, chairwoman, president and chief executive officer of Lockheed Martin: This company has been the world’s largest defense contractor and Maryllin joined this company thirty years ago and assumed the present in the year 2013 as the CEO. Lockheed produces the F-35 joint strike fighter and Silkosrsky Helicopters among other things.

    Marillyn Hewson


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