Placing bets on which executives will land on the Most Powerful Women list in coming years? These are the names to put your money on:
President and CEO, Connected Enterprise, Honeywell
Spearheading the industrial giant’s migration from smokestacks to software stacks.
Halimah DeLaine Prado
General Counsel, Google
The new top lawyer takes the job at a key moment, amid antitrust claims and employee complaints.
Cohead, Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley
Huang, often mentioned as a CEO contender, is one of the first women to run a Wall Street i-banking business.
Chairman, Universal Studio Group, NBCUniversal
Igbokwe was promoted last month to fill the shoes of industry player Bonnie Hammer.
Meredith Kopit Levien
CEO, New York Times
At 49, the youngest CEO in the Gray Lady’s 169-year history is steering the paper through a critical period for media.
The 42-year-old took the helm in September, guiding Clorox through an unprecedented surge in COVID-driven demand.
Chairman and CEO, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Warner Bros.
She now runs the vast majority of content at AT&T’s entertainment giant.
EVP, Consumables, Walmart U.S., Walmart
Oversees key pandemic categories like household chemicals and paper goods.
President, U.S. Regulated Industries, Microsoft
Expanding the tech company’s cloud business to sectors like education and health care.
A version of this article appears in the November 2020 issue of Fortune.
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