Here is a list of India's best CEOs on the basis leadership,
strategy & innovation and performance.
Mukesh Ambani the chairman and CEO of the
Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries
Limited made it to the top of the list. The elder son of
the founder of Reliance Industries late Dhirubhai
Ambani is the largest Shareholder in RIL. He holds a
44.7 percent stake in the company.
The second place has gone to Wipro's Azim Premji, a
climb of two places for Bangalore's IT czar
Ratan Tata, who held steady at the top for five years,
has now slipped to third rank (after his retirement) He
was the chairman of the Tata Group from 1991-2012. He
stepped down as the chairman on 28 December 2012
and now holds the position of Chairman Emeritus of
the group which is an honorary and advisory position.
He will continue as the chairman of the groups
Kumar Manglam Birla is an Indian industrialist and
the Chairman of the Aditya Birla Group, one of the
largest conglomerate corporations in India. The groups
is India's third largest business house. He is also the
Chancellor of the Birla Institute of Technology &
Dhirubhai Ambani's younger son Anil Ambani came
in sixth. The chairman of Anil Dhirubhai Ambani
Group, one of the largest private conglomerates in
India, is also a member of the Board of Overseers at
the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
He is also the member of the Board of Governors of
the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur and Indian
Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
At the seventh position is, Sunil Bharti
MittalChairman and managing director of Indian
telecomunications company Bharti Airtel
Anand Mahindra , Vice Chairman & Managing
Director of the Mahindra Group
Anand Mahindra graduated magna cum laude from
Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts and
completed his MBA from Harvard Business School,
Natarajan Chandrasekaran or N. Chandra, is an
Indian business executive who is the CEO and
managing director of Tata Consultancy Services.
Chandra took over CEO on October 6, 2009. Prior to
his appointment as CEO, Chandra was COO and
Executive Director of TCS
At number 10 is Aditya Puri, Managing Director of
HDFC Bank. He is the newest entrant to the top 10 list
The only woman in the top ten list, one of India's most
powerfull woman, Chanda Kochhar, the managing
director and CEO of ICICI Bank is at the fifth position.
After graduating in 1982 she pursued Cost
Accountancy ICWAI, Later, she acquired the Masters
Degree in Management Studies from Jamnalal Bajaj
Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. She
received the Wockhardt Gold Medal for Excellence in
Management Studies as well as the J. N. Bose Gold
Medal in Cost Accountancy for highest marks in the