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Top 10 Indian CEOs and their success story: A must read for MBA aspirants

May 10, 2019 11:10 IST
Inspiring stories of Top 10 Indian CEOs

India is a big economy and there are several business tycoons that have worked wonders to match pace with the international standards. Among their corporate honchos, the start performers have outshined due to their phenomenal leadership and management skills. Meet the top 10 CEOs of India who have proved their worth in the international markets when it comes to running the business with a spine of steel. Here, we present the profiles of top 10 Indian CEOs that every MBA aspirant must read to enhance his/her skills and explore new horizons in the management world.

Rajiv Bajaj, Managing Director, Bajaj Auto An emerging leader in the industry. A graduate in mechanics from a UK university, he has mastered the art of not giving up instead of many turnarounds phases faced by his company. His awards include NDTV business leader of the year, Indian of the year and many more.

Natarajan Chandrasekaran, Managing Director and CEO, Tata Consultancy Service- A postgraduate in computer applications from a regional college, Chandra took the company at its utmost height of revenue and recognition. Best CEO of the year, outstanding business leader of the year are just fewer among numerous awards in his hands.

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Nitin Paranjpe, Managing Director & CEO, Hindustan Unilever- Paranjpe received his graduate degree in mechanics and an MBA from JBIMS, Mumbai. He received India’s best CEO by Forbes in 2012. He is one among the few to grow profitable opportunities for the company, focus on execution kind of person.

Dilip S Shanghvi, Managing Director, Sun Pharma- World entrepreneur of the year, businessman of the year, Indian of the year, JRD TATA Corporate leadership award and the rewards goes on. Shanghvi is among Asia’s richest self made billionaires. He has done it all through his intelligence and leadership qualities.

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Renu Sud Karnad, Managing Director, HDFC- A woman with complex wits. Her leadership in HDFC has made the bank grown in lending operations turning to a trillion. She paves a way to every woman with the passion to believe in her own-self. She has been ranked among 25 most influential women for six years and is amomg outstanding female business leader.

Francisco D'souza - CEO, Cognizant Technology Solutions- He has driven the company with all his skills through his telescopic eyes. The company’s revenue grew even more than targeted in 2010 and 2011. He was awarded as the best CEO multinational by Forbes.
Sunil Duggal, CEO, Dabur- Rewards like india’s best CEOs, top performing CEO in Asia and much more. This CEO has excellence in leadership skills. With the company growing in his tenure he represents a true picture of what is known as “excellence”.

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Rakesh Tandon - Chairman & MD, IRCTC- The best CEO in public sector.  The major task for Tondon was to fulfill his job of being a head to such a large scale corporation. Tondon has a focus to improve cleanliness and hygiene while working consistently to improve the conditions of IRCTC services.

Anand Mahindra - Founder & MD, M&M A summa cum laude scholarship holder from Harvard business school has led the path of Mahindra & Mahindra to be on the top of automobile industry. Entrepreneur of the year, business leader of the year and with lifetime achievement recognitions he has absolute goals for identifying and focusing on core business strategies and excel over it.

Bharti Mittal- Airtel enterprises- Mittal was rewarded with the highest Indian civilian award Padma Bushan with accompanying awards like Global economy prize, philanthropist of the year and much more. Mittal has lad the company to a top most notch with his entrepreneurial skills.

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