Power 50 Ranking, 2011: 45
Title: First Lady
United States of America
Key Development: Working with Wal-Mart Stores to develop its landmark health and nutrition goals.
What's Next: Continuing to expand her “Let's Move!” health and fitness program for kids.
When Michelle Obama took the stage with Wal-Mart Stores executives in January to announce the retailer's landmark nutrition goals, it seemed an odd alliance. Why, critics wondered, was the first lady of the United States partnering with a retailer, much less one with an often-maligned record on health and wellness?...More