Top 25 most powerful Chinese businesswomen of 2012

By Lin Liyao
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The 2012 edition of China's 25 Most Influential Businesswomen was released by Fortune's Chinese website last month. According to this year's list, the following 25 female elites, who all combined have managed to make around 135 billion yuan (US$21.67 billion) in total revenues, hold up half of the Chinese business world.

In this year's rankings, Gree President Dong Mingzhu surpassed last year's winner Sun Yafang, chairwoman of Huawei, who ranked second this time. Chinese real estate tycoon Wu Yajun climbed five spots to the third position in 2012.

There are 11 new faces on the 2012 list, among which three were included in the top ten slots: Weiqiao Textile president Zhang Hongxia (4th), Lenovo's Senior Vice President Qiao Jian (8th), and Atlantis Investment President Liu Yang (10th). Read on to find out more about China's most powerful businesswomen this year.

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Rank

Name

Company

Title

1

Dong Mingzhu

Gree

President

2

Sun Yafang

Huawei

Chairwoman

3

Wu Yajun

Longfor Properties

Chairwoman

4

Zhang Hongxia

Weiqiao Textile

Chairwoman

5

Yang Mianmian

Haier Group

President

6

Katherine Tsang

Standard Chartered Bank

Chairwoman

7

Wei Sun Christianson

Morgan Stanley Asia-Pacific

Co-chief executive officer

8

Qiao Jian

Lenovo

Senior vice-president

9

Wang Fengying

Great Wall Motor

CEO

10

Liu Yang

Atlantis Investment

President

11

Jennifer Li

Baidu

CFO

12

Duan Xiaoying

GE Healthcare China

CEO

13

Wang Jingying

Starbucks China

President

14

Sherry Liu

Royal Bank of Scotland China

Chairwoman

15

Wang Xianrong

Xiamen C&D Corporation

Chairwoman

16

Yang Huiyan

Country Garden Holdings

Vice-chairwoman

17

Hera Kitwan Siu

SAP China

President

18

Li Yifei

MAN Group China

Chairwoman

19

Cheung Yan

Nine Dragons Paper

Chairwoman

20

Hu Xiaolian

People's Bank of China

Deputy Governor

21

Song Liping

Shenzhen Stock Exchange

General Manager

22

Jing Ulrich

JP Morgan China

Chairwoman

23

Yan Xiaoyan

Bank of Beijing

President

24

Gong Haiyan

Jiayuan.com

CEO

25

Judy Leissner

Grace Vineyard

CEO

 
 
 
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