Woman appointed CEO of one of the world’s largest oil companies

Graca Foster, new CEO of PetrobasHow about this woman as someone to be inspired by? Graca Foster (pictured here with Brazil’s first female president, Dilma Rousseff) has just been confirmed as CEO of Petrobas in Brazil, one of the world’s largest oil companies and ranked 34 in the Fortune 500 list of companies. She is the company’s first female CEO and in fact the first woman to run a major oil company anywhere.

Read the full story on the BBC website. (Think she’d come and speak at a Forward Ladies event?!)

 

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