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Keep these 10 powerful women on your radar

September 23, 2019, 8:30 AM UTC

Fortune is keeping a close eye on the careers of these star executives, all of whom could land on—or return to—our Most Powerful Women list someday soon.

Anne Chow

CEO, AT&T Business, AT&T

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After being promoted earlier this month, Chow now leads a $35-billion-plus business, serving almost 3 million customers in more than 200 countries and territories.

Heyward Donigan

CEO, Rite Aid

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The former health care exec was tapped in August to turn around the struggling pharmacy chain after failed attempts to merge, first with Walgreens and then with Albertsons.

Thasunda Brown Duckett

CEO, Chase Consumer Banking, JPMorgan

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Duckett oversees nearly $700 billion in deposits and investments but is not on the operating committee, unlike her JPM MPW counterparts.

Tami Erwin

EVP and Group CEO, Verizon Business, Verizon

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In January, Erwin moved from the wireless unit to run a $30-billion-plus division selling to governments and businesses.

Bonnie Hammer

Chairman, Direct-to-Consumer and Digital Enterprises, NBCU

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The longtime former cable chief was promoted in January to oversee development of NBCU’s streaming service—a critical project.

Cindy Holland

VP of Original Content, Netflix

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Holland, who has been with the company for 17 years, controls one of the biggest budgets in Hollywood. Netflix is expected to spend $15 billion on content this year.

Mary McNiff

CEO, Citibank N.A., Citigroup

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The former Citi chief auditor took over in April as head of the banking subsidiary, which accounts for nearly 75% of the company’s total assets.

Cheryl Miller

President and CEO, AutoNation

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Miller was promoted from CFO to the top job in July. The company’s plan: counter falling new-vehicle sales by offering current car owners parts and repairs.

Lori Ryerkerk

CEO, Celanese

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The former oil exec became CEO of the $7.1-billion-in-revenue chemicals and specialty materials company in May. The market approves: The stock is up almost 20% since then.

Sonia Syngal

CEO, Old Navy, Gap Inc.

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The 15-year company veteran is leading an aggressive expansion plan at Old Navy as the $8 billion business prepares to spin off from its parent company.

A version of this article appears in the October 2019 issue of Fortune as part of the Most Powerful Women package with the headline “On Our Radar.”

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