4 Most Powerful Indian Women Who Made It To Forbes List

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Only four Indian women business leaders have made it to the latest edition of "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women list".

German chancellor again made it to the top for 6th consecutive year. The Forbes list is made considering various metrics such as metrics including money, media presence, spheres of influence, and impact.

"The 100 most powerful women on the list represent seven categories or power bases: billionaires, business, finance, media, politics, philanthropists and NGOs, and technology," said a Forbes statement said.

Here is a list of 4 women most powerful Indian women:

Arundhati Bhattacharya

Arundhati Bhattacharya is an Indian banker and currently the Chair-Managing director of the State Bank of India. Arundhati Bhattacharya is ranked at 25 on the latest edition of Forbes list.

In 2015, she was named the 30th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.

Chanda Kochhar

Chanda Kochhar is the managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of private bank ICICI Bank. In 2015, Kochhar was ranked first in the Fortune List of 100 Most Powerful Women in Asia Pacific.
Chanda Kochhar is ranked at 40 on the latest edition of 100 Most Powerful Women list.

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, is the chairman and managing director of Biocon Limited. In 2015, she was listed as the 85th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes. For 2016, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is ranked at 77 on the latest edition of 100 Most Powerful Women list.

Shobhana Bhartia

Shobhana Bhartia is the Chairperson and Editorial Director of the Hindustan Times Group. She has been ranked 93 in the latest edition of 100 Most Powerful Women list.

World toppers

German chancellor is followed by Hillary Clinton and US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen in the second and third positions respectively.

Story first published: Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 12:22 [IST]
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