Fortune magazine’s recently published list of 2016’s “Most Powerful Women – International’ features 3 Indian Women, all hailing from the banking sector. Ranking the Top 50 Powerful Women outside United States, the 2016 list covers influential women from 19 countries that include 18% new names.
Headed by Ana Botin, Group Executive Chairman of the Spanish Banking Group – Banco Santander, the list features Indians; Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairperson – State bank of India occupying the #2 position, Chanda Kochhar, CEO and Managing Director – ICICI Bank occupying the #5 position and Shikha Sharma – CEO and Managing Director – Axis Bank occupying #19 position.
The new entrants in the list include:
|NAME & RANK||TITLE||COMPANY|
|Wan Ling Martello – #14||Head of Asia, Oceania and Africa||Nestle|
|Jennifer Li – #34||CFO||Baidu|
|Jean Liu – #36||President||Didi Chuxing|
|Tsai (Patty) Pei-Chun – #37||CEO||Pou Chen Group|
|Alison Brittain – #39||CEO||WhitBread|
|Erica Mann – #40||Head of Consumer Health Division||Bayer|
|Anne Richards – #45||CEO||M&G Investments|
|Nancy Southern – #46||CEO, Chairman and President||ATCO|
|Linda Hasenfratz – #50||CEO||Linamar|
Aside from the International List, the “U.S Most Powerful Women” list features Indian born Indra Nooyi, CEO and Chairman – PepsiCo in the #2 position. Lead by Mary Barra, CEO and Chairman – General Motors, the list has a surprise entrant, American Singer Beyonce occupying the #51 position.
COURTESY: Fortune Magazine
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