29 May 2014, Thursday, 13:31

Central Bank head Elvira Nabiullina is among the most influential women in the world

author: Catherine Sokolova

The Head of the Central Bank, native of Ufa, Elvira Nabiullina is among the most influential women in the world. She took the 72nd place in the ranking of the "Forbes" magazine. The list for the ninth time is headed by the German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Janet Yellen debuted in the rating on the second place. In early 2014 she took the lead over the U.S. Federal Reserve. Melinda Gates — wife of billionaire Bill Gates closes the top three. The top ten also includes the President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff, the head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde, the former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, CEO of General Motors Corporation Mary Bara, U.S. first lady Michelle Obama.

Elvira Nabiullina heads the Russia's Central Bank since June 2013.