Indian business has been fortunate enough to witness women faces that have been successful in making a mark in the book of success with golden letters. From household chores to making strategic plans for their companies, these women have amazed everyone with their insight. Here’s a quick peek at top 10 power women, 2013.
Who heads ICICI Bank, kick started her career as a management trainee in 1984 and successfully rose through the ranks. A mother of two, Kochhar efficiently juggles her career with family.
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Shares a common link with Bill Gates of having launch their business from a garage. A zoologist & scientist who turned brewer, heads the leading biotech firm in India, Biocon, a company that has evolved from a maker of enzymes to a major pharmaceutical enterprise producing everything from insulin to antibodies.
Daughter of renowned industrialist KK Birla, chairs and runs The Hindustan Times. She was the very first woman chief executive of a national newspaper and in all probability, also among the youngest and is regarded as one of the crucial people there who played a pivotal role in revamping the image of the Hindustan Times into a “bright and young paper”.
Led the creation and launch of popular TV brands such as UTV Bindass, UTV Stars and UTV Action. Popularly known as broadcast girl, is married to Ronnie Screwvala, another head honcho of the corporate production house.
CMO at Parle Agro, her achievements dates from the time when she was just 11 years old and attended board meetings. A voracious reader, fitness freak and mother to a 6 year old, have got a clear vision on every aspect of life.
Slls better breakfast being the Managing Director at Kellogg’s. Be it marketing pharmaceuticals, financial services or fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), she has done it all.
Holds an absolute control of her life. She is the Chief Creative Officer of the India Today Group and heads the company’s digital wing.
Emerged as a household name with her frontline Kargil war reporting n 1999, she’s the Group Editor with NDTV, India’s premiere news and current affairs network.
First woman to head Coca-Cola’s marketing function. She has done it all from making cold calls and paying multiple visits to potential customers to following up vigorously, reaching out to the customer and convincing them.