Guler SabancI on Forbes’ top 100 women list

Ganduler Sabanci, chairwoman of leading Turkish conglomerate Sabanci Holding, made it to number 70 on Forbes magazineand’s 2015 list of the worldand’s 100 most powerful women.
Sabanciand’s is the only Turkish name on the list. With $9.5 billion in 2013 revenues, Sabanci Holding is Turkeyand’s second-largest conglomerate. and”A third generation member of Turkeyand’s billionaire Sabanci family, Ganduler Sabanci is the first woman to run Sabanci Holding. Already holding two honorary degrees and Franceand’s Landeacuteion dand’Honneur, in 2013 she was honored with the David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award for her philanthropic contributions,and” Forbesand’ introduction to Sabanci said.
German chancellor Angela Merkel has made the list 10 times over the past 12 years — nine times as number one on the list. She was first elected chancellor in 2005 and won a historic third term in 2013.
The 2015 list features eight heads of state, including one monarch, in addition to 24 corporate CEOs who control nearly $1 trillion in annual revenues. This yearand’s class also has 15 billionaires with cumulative net worth of nearly $75 billion. Forbes also said the total social media footprint (Twitter, YouTube) of all 100 Power Women is nearly 475 million followers and fans. Nineteen were new to the list in 2015.

SOURCE: Today’s Zaman