Financial Times Writers And Editors Picked Out The “Leading Figures”

12.12.2011
  • FINANCIAL TIMES WRITERS AND EDITORS PICKED OUT THE "LEADING FIGURES"
  • ANNOUNCED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 2011 THE LIST CONTAINS THE FIVE MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN ALL OVER THE WORLD AT THE CATEGORIES OF FASHION, ARTS, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, POLITICS, BUSINESS WORLD, LITERATURE, ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORTS
  • SABANCI HOLDING BOARD CHAIRMAN GÜLER SABANCI IS NAMED AMONGST THE "5 LEADING PIONEERS" OF THE BUSINESS WORLD

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Being one of the most prestigious newspapers of the world, Financial Times had its writers and editors pick out the most influential women of 2011 in each respective area.

Published for the "first time" under the title of "Leading Figures", the list includes Sabancı Holding Chairman Güler Sabancı as one of the five most influential women of the business world. The award note stated that Güler Sabancı was also granted with Clinton Global Citizenship Award this year as a philanthropist in addition to being the Chairman of Sabancı Holding, and mentioned that she currently initiates a range of efforts about Sabancı University.

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Other names listed for the business world were Kraft CEO Irene Rosenfeld, Pepsico CEO Indra Nooyi, Avon CEO Andrea Jung and Xerox CEO Ursula Burns. In addition to the business world, Financial Times writers and editors selected the most influential names in a range of areas including politics, arts, fashion, science and technology, literature, entertainment and sports as well. Among those names were Hillary Clinton, Christine Lagarde, Angela Merkel, Kate Middleton, Lady Gaga, Victoria Beckham, J.K. Rowling, Rihanna, Iwona Blazwick, Petra Kvitova, Ginni Romety, P.J Harvey, Dilma Rousseff.

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Last month, Güler Sabancı was granted with the 2nd place at the "Top 50 Women In World Business" list arranged by Financial Times as well.

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