100 Most influential people in finance.

BERMULLER, HEAD OF CASH AND RISK MANAGEMENT, MERCK KGAA

ANGELA MERKEL, CHANCELLOR, GERMANY

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MICHEL BARNIER, INTERNAL MARKET AND SERVICES COMMISSIONER, EUROPEAN UNION

As French finance minister, Lagarde was obviously a key player throughout helping France and also Europe weather the global economic crisis. Your Woman joined HSBC last year from Citi and has 20 years associated with experience of financial services.

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GOVERNMENT AGENTS

STEVE ELLIS, EVP AND HEAD OF WHOLESALE SERVICES, WELLS FARGO & CO.