Sheryl Sandberg Is No. 9 On World’s 100 Most Powerful Women List From ‘Forbes’

SherylSandberg650Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg came in at No. 9 in the annual ranking of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women from Forbes, down from No. 6 last year.

Forbesprofile of Sandberg called attention to:

The top 10 on Forbes’ list of the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women were:

  1. Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel
  2. U.S. Federal Reserve Bank Chair Janet Yellen
  3. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chair Melinda Gates
  4. Brazil President Dilma Rouseff
  5. International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde
  6. Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
  7. General Motors CEO Mary Barra
  8. First Lady Michelle Obama
  9. Sandberg
  10. IBM CEO Virginia Rometty

Readers: Why do you think Sandberg fell three spots from last year’s list?

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