13. Barb Samardzich

Position: Ford of Europe VP of Product Development
Nationality: American
Twitter: @fordmediaeurope
Complex Says: A big part of Ford's recent success is based on the "One Ford" model, in which the company makes one great car and sells it on six continents. Samardzich has been behind most of Ford's big successes of late, from the Fiesta to the Mustang to the Super Duty F-series trucks. She deserves a gold medal.