10 Most Powerful Women in autos

A century after Henry Ford revolutionized the auto world, it's still an old boys club. But these 10 women are leading the way in an industry overdue for change.

2.  Grace Lieblein

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General Motors
Vice president global purchasing and supply Chain

Lieblein, who reports to Barra, oversees 6,700 employees and a $77 billion purchasing budget that goes for parts and services provided by 3,000 suppliers worldwide. Before taking her job in August, she had been president and managing director of GM Brazil. She holds a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering and a master's in materials and logistics management.

  @FortuneMagazine - Last updated November 27 2013 01:51 PM ET
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