For the fifth consecutive time, Candace Beinecke has been named one of the “50 Most Powerful Women in New York” by Crain’s New York Business. The list is published every two years and included Beinecke in 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2015. This year, she was one of only two women on the list to head up a law firm. In addition to Beinecke, the list includes such accomplished women as: PepsiCo Chairwoman and CEO Indra Nooyi; Kathryn Wilde, chief executive and president of the Partnership of New York; Ariana Huffington, co-founder and editor of The Huffington Post and for the first time ever, two women who were appointed to lead two of the Big 4 accounting firms—Lynne Doughtie, KPMG’s U.S. chairwoman and chief executive officer and Cathy Engelbert, chief executive officer of Deloitte.
According to Crain’s, the list covers women in every aspect of business—from banking to the arts, technology to health care and “this year, [the women] have risen to even greater heights, leaving that glass ceiling behind.” The publication noted “in a hypercompetitive city jam-packed with talent” it was very difficult to choose only 50 women. Crain’s editorial team considered many factors including job titles and chains of command, organizations’ revenues and scope and civic engagement.
“We salute them all” said Crain’s, “and hope that anyone striving to join them someday at the top will be inspired by their successes.” For the full article, clickhere.