Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Is No. 8 On ‘Fortune’ 50 Most Powerful Women In Business

Fortune announced its 50 Most Powerful Women in Business list Thursday, and a familiar name appeared at No. 8: Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg.

The tech sector was well-represented, with the following executives joining Sandberg on the list:

  • No. 1: Ginni Rometty, CEO, IBM
  • No. 3: Meg Whitman, CEO, Hewlett-Packard
  • No. 10: Safra Catz, president and chief financial officer, Oracle
  • No. 14: Marissa Mayer, president and CEO, Yahoo
  • No. 18: Susan Wojcicki, senior vice president, product management and engineering, Google
  • No. 23: Bridget Van Kralingen, senior VP, IBM Global Services Business

 

Fortune said in its snapshot of Sandberg:

As Facebook’s No. 2, Sandberg was a central player in its high-profile — and problematic — IPO. She joined the board shortly after and is responsible for the company’s moneymaking strategy. Also on the board of Disney, Sandberg is a vocal advocate for young women at work. Expect a book on the subject in 2013.

Readers: Do you think No. 8 on Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Women In Business list is too high, too low, or just right for Sandberg?

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