Women leading corporate India to greater heights

Indra Nooyi recently stepped down as the CEO of PepsiCo after being at the position for 12 years. She immensely contributed to the organisation’s growth during her longstanding career. There are others like her who are great examples of hard work, leadership and commitment in the corporate world. Let’s have a look at some women who have been shining bright in corporate India.  

1. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is the Chairperson and Managing Director of Bangalore-based Biocon Limited. Under her leadership, Biocon has become a top player in biomedicine research, which focuses on diabetes and oncology. Kiran is a recipient of the prestigious Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan awards. She has repeatedly featured in the Forbes list of most powerful women in the world

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2. Shikha Sharma

As Managing Director and CEO of Axis Bank, Shikha Sharma has helped build and strengthen the bank’s core processes. She has vast experience of over three decades in the financial sector. Shikha has been instrumental in Axis Bank’s success and recognition as India’s ‘most trusted private sector bank’  

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3. Arundhati Bhattacharya

Arundhati Bhattacharya retired as the State Bank of India’s Chairman in 2017 after serving for 40 years. She created history by becoming the first woman to lead the bank and an India-based Fortune 500 company. She was also the only Indian listed on Fortune magazine’s list of the world’s greatest leaders

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4. Rekha M. Menon

The Chairperson and Senior Managing Director of Accenture is known for her incredible contribution in building her organisation’s business in India. Rekha M. Menon has proved her mettle in the corporate world and is considered an industry influencer. A visionary leader, Rekha has regularly featured in Fortune India’s list of top 25 women in business

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5. Aruna Jayanthi

Aruna Jayanthi served as the CEO of Capgemini India for five years. She is now the CEO of Business Services of the Capgemini Group. Aruna has over two decades of experience in the IT sector. With her hard work and passion, Aruna has climbed up the corporate ladder and left her mark in the professional world

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