annual ranking of the 50 most powerful women in U.S. business, coming out Oct. 25, includes three ad agency executives. Shelly Lazarus, chairman-CEO of Ogilvy & Mather, comes in at No. 4, the same spot she held last year. Her predecessor and fellow WPP Group executive is also on the list: Charlotte Beers, chairman of J. Walter Thompson Co., ranked No. 49. New to the list is Nina DiSesa, chairman-chief creative officer of McCann-Erickson Worldwide, New York, at No. 43.
Copyright October 1999, Crain Communications Inc.