TOP 10 CEO’S INDIA
• N R NARAYANAN MURTHY
•AZIM HASHAM PREMJI
•KUMAR MANGALAM BIRLA
•ANAND G MAHINDRA
December 28, 1937 (age 72)
CAREER: He started his career
in 1971,as director-in-charge
ofThe national radio
&electronics company limited
The present chairman ofTATA GROUP’S
Tata group inculdes Tata Steel,Tata Motors,Tata Power,Tata
Consultancy Services,TataTea,Tata Chemicals,The Indian
Hotels Company andTataTeleservices
RatanTata serves in senior capacities in various
organisations in India and he is a member of the Prime
Minister's Council onTrade and Industry
RatanTata ‘s dreams was to manufacture a car costing Rs
He realized his dream by launching the car in new Delhi auto
expo on Jan 10, 2010
The car was launched on march 23,2009 amid much fanfare
with advance bookings that proceeded its launch by months
Awards and recognition
On the occasion of India's 50th Republic Day on 26 January 2000, Ratan
Tata was honored with the Padma Bhushan, the third highest
decoration that may be awarded to a civilian.
In February 2004, RatanTata was conferred the title of honorary
economic advisor to Hangzhou city in the Zhejiang province of China.
On August 30, 2005, it was announced that RatanTata was elected to
the Board ofTrustees of the University of Southern California, Los
Angeles, one of the leading research universities in the United States.
In 2006 he received the FIRSTAward for Responsible Capitalism.
In March 2006Tata was honored by Cornell University as the 26th Robert
S. Hatfield Fellow in Economic Education, considered the highest honor
the university awards to distinguished individuals from the corporate
He was listed among the 25 most powerful people in business named by
Fortune magazine in November 2007.
19 April 1957 (1957-04-19) (age 53) is an
Indian business magnate and the
chairman and managing director of
Reliance Industries,[ the largest private
sector enterprise in India, a Fortune 500
company, and one of the largest private
sector conglomerate in world.
University of Mumbai (Bachelor of
Stanford University (MBA)
▲US$29.0 billion (2010)
He joined Reliance Industries in 1981.  He initiated Reliance's
backward integration journey from textiles into polyester fibers
and further into petrochemicals, petroleum refining and going
up-stream into oil and gas exploration and production.
Ambani set up one of the largest and most complex
information and communications technology initiative in the
world in the form of Reliance Info com Limited (now Reliance
His personal stake in Reliance Industries is 48%.
As of July 2010, he is the richest man inAsia and the fourth
richest man in the world with a personal wealth of US$29.0
billion. On 29 October 2007, there was a strong bull rally in the
Indian stock market and the appreciation of the Indian rupee,
which boosted the market
Honors and Awards
January 2010: School of Engineering and Applied Science of theUniversity of
Pennsylvania confers him with the Dean's medal.
Chosen the businessman of the year 2007 by a public poll in India conducted by
Conferred the United States-India Business Council (USIBC) leadership award for
"GlobalVision" 2007 inWashington.
Ranked 42nd among the World's Most Respected Business Leaders and second
among the four Indian CEOs featured in a survey conducted by Pricewaterhouse
Coopers and published in FinancialTimes, London, November 2004.
Conferred the World Communication Award for the Most Influential Person in
Telecommunications in 2004 byTotalTelecom, October, 2004.
Chosen Telecom Man of theYear 2004 byVoice and Data magazine, September 2004.
Ranked 13th in Asia's Power 25 list of The Most Powerful
Awarded the "Chitralekha Person of theYear Award -- 2007" by Gujarat Chief
Minister Narendra Modi.
Former Chairman of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore(IIM-B).
Honorary Fellow of IChemE (the Institution of Chemical Engineers)
He is also a member of International Advisory Board a neo conservative globalist
think tank council on foreign relations
Anil Ambani (born 4 June 1959) is an Indian
business baron and chairman of Reliance Anil
Dhirubhai Ambani Group he is the fourth richest
Indian with a personal wealth of $13.7 billion,
behind Mukesh Ambani, Lakshmi Mittal and
He is a member of the Board of Overseers at
theWharton School of the University of
Pennsylvania. He is also the member of the
Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of
Technology Kanpur; Indian Institute of
Management, Ahmedabad. He is also the
Chairman of Board of Governors of DA-IICT,
Ambani started his career in 1983 as a co-chief
He led India's first forays into overseas capital
markets with international public offerings global
Anil along with his brother has steered the
reliance group to its current status as India's
leading textiles, petroleum, petrochemicals, power
and telecom company.
One of his major achievements in the
entertainment industry is the takeover of adlabs.
which does the movie production ,distribution.
Voted the 3rd most powerful person in india 2009
India today power list march.
Voted business man of the year 2006 by times of
Voted as Mtv youth icon of the year for 2003 sep.
Conferred 'The Entrepreneur of the DecadeAward'
by the Bombay ManagementAssociation, October
Conferred the ' Businessman of theYear 1997'
award by India's leading business magazine
Business India, December 1997.
SUNIL BHARATI MITTAL
Sunil Bharti Mittal (born 23 October
1957) is an Indian
chairman and managing director of
The US$7.2 billion turnover company
runs India's largest GSM-based
mobile phone service. He is the son
of Sat Paul (former MP) and Lalita.
In 2007, he was awarded the Padma
Bhushan, India's third highest civilian
Azim Hashim Premji (born 24 July 1945) is an
The chairman ofWipro Limited, a group
company that holds WiproTechnologies, one
of India's largest software development
he is currently the second richest Indian with a
personal wealth of US$17 billion in 2010
Premji was born in Bombay (now Mumbai),
India, to a Gujarati Khoja Shia Ismaili Muslim
family. His father M. H. Premji owned the
Western IndiaVegetable Product Company
(which later becameWipro Ltd.)
While siness when his father, M.H. Premji,
suddenly died in 1966. He has since after a gap of
he completed his initial education at St. Mary's
School, Mumbai, Premji was forced to leave his
studies in electrical engineering from Stanford
Honors and awards
Premji has been recognized by BusinessWeek as one of the
Greatest Entrepreneurs for being responsible forWipro
emerging as one of the world’s fastest growing companies.
In 2000, he was conferred an honorary doctorate by the
Manipal Academy of Higher Education.
As on March 9, 2010, he was one of the wealthiest people in
India, with a net worth of $17 billion.
He was awarded a Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.), an honorary
degree, from the Aligarh Muslim University on the 18th of
June, 2008 on the occasion of 58th Convocation Ceremony
of the University.
In 2009, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from
Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut for his
outstanding philanthropic work.