Fortune's List of Most Powerful Women in Asia-Pacific Has 8 Indians
Updated: September 21, 2014 16:44 IST
As many as eight Indian women, led by ICICI Bank chief Chanda Kochhar, have made it to the Fortune list of 25 most powerful women "shaping the new world order" in the Asia-Pacific region.
Chanda Kochhar, placed highest among Indian women in the list, has been ranked second across the region. She is managing director and CEO of ICICI Bank, India's largest private sector lender.
State Bank of India chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya is ranked 4th among the most powerful women in the Asia-Pacific. She is the first woman to be appointed for the top role in India's largest lender.
Next among Indian women in the list is Hindustan Petroleum Corporation chairman and managing director Nishi Vasudeva, ranked 5th in the Asia-Pacific list. (Photo: A Youtube video)
At the tenth position is Shikha Sharma, managing director and CEO of Axis Bank. (Photo: axisbank.com)
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is ranked 19th in the Asia-Pacific list. She is the chairperson and managing director of Biocon Limited. (Photo: biocon.com)
Next Indian woman in the Fortune list is National Stock Exchange chief executive Chitra Ramkrishna. She is ranked 22nd among the most powerful women in the Asia-Pacific region. (Photo: nseindia.com)
At the 23rd spot is Naina Lal Kidwai, country head of HSBC India.
Next Indian name in the list is Mallika Srinivasan, chairman and chief executive of TAFE or Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd. (Photo: tafecafe.org)