By: Peter Meinertzhagen
In the modern world of global commerce, youth is often seen as the key to success in business — with the idea that younger generations can bring fresh ideas and impetus to the boardroom table.
But, did you know that Vera Wang didn’t even sell a dress until she was 40? Or that Martha Stewart was 56 before achieving ultimate business success after the consolidation of her media focused business interests?
There is plenty to be said for a more experienced head in the business world — and some of the most successful female entrepreneurs have enjoyed prosperity later in life.
With this in mind, we compiled a list of six globally accomplished businesswomen who achieved global business success much later in life.