Power Players 2006

Index to the 2006 Power Players Special Report

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Rank Name Company Ad budget
1 James Stengel Procter & Gamble Co. $4.61 billion
2 Mark LaNeve General Motors Corp. $4.35 billion
3 Brian Perkins Johnson & Johnson $2.21 billion
4 Karen Jennings AT&T $2.47 billion
5 Martin Collins Ford Motor Co. $2.40 billion
6 John Stratton Verizon Wireless $1.80 billion
7 Laura Klauberg Unilever $1.52 billion
8 Mark Schweitzer Sprint Nextel Corp. $1.66 billion
9 Indra Nooyi PepsiCo $1.47 billion
10 Maureen McGuire Sears Holdings Corp. $1.71 billion
11 David Stout GlaxoSmithKline $2.19 billion
12 Jan Thompson Nissan North America $1.44 billion
13 Anne MacDonald Federated Department Stores $1.45 billion
14 Jeri Finard Kraft Foods, Altria Group $1.34 billion
15 Jim Farley Toyota Motor Sales USA $1.34 billion
16 John Mendel American Honda Motor Co. $1.33 billion
17 William Lauder Estee Lauder Cos. $1.09 billion
18 Mike Boylson J.C. Penney Co. $1.07 billion
19 Michael Francis Target Corp. $1.02 billion
20 Roger Adams Home Depot $1.11 billion
21 John Fleming Wal-Mart Stores $973.3 million
22 Jeff Bell Microsoft Corp. $944.9 million
23 Kurt Graves Novartis $1.16 billion
24 Cathy Lyons Hewlett-Packard Co. $832.6 million
25 Mary Minnick Coca-Cola Co. $703.0 million
26 Karen Crawford Nestle USA $652.2 million
27 Carol Hamilton L'Oreal USA $607.5 million
28 Kerri Martin Volkswagen of America $445.9 million
29 J. Bruce Harreld IBM Corp. $606.3 million
30 Russ Klein Burger King Corp. $463.5 million
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