SBI’s Arundhati Bhattacharya, ICICI’s Chanda Kochhar and Axis Bank’s Shikha Sharma among Fortune’s Most Powerful Women | Check out the full list

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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:

Wan Ling Martello – #14Head of Asia, Oceania and AfricaNestle
Jennifer Li – #34CFOBaidu
Jean Liu – #36PresidentDidi Chuxing
Tsai (Patty) Pei-Chun – #37CEOPou Chen Group
Alison Brittain – #39CEOWhitBread
Erica Mann – #40Head of Consumer Health DivisionBayer
Anne Richards – #45CEOM&G Investments
Nancy Southern – #46CEO, Chairman and PresidentATCO
Linda Hasenfratz – #50CEOLinamar

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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