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Forbes released Asia’s 50 Power Businesswomen 2015 list

Feb 26, 2015 18:34 IST

Forbes on 26 February 2015 released Asia’s 50 Power Businesswomen 2015 list. The list features six Indian women CEO and Managing Director (MD).

The Asia's 50 Power Businesswomen list showcases a year of accomplishments by the region's female entrepreneurs and executives.

The list includes following Women from India

• Arundhati Bhattacharya, CMD, State Bank of India

• Chanda Kochchar, CEO, ICICI Bank,

• Akhila Srinivasan, MD/Non-Executive Director, Shriram Life Insurance/Shriram Capital

• Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Founder, Chairman and MD, Biocon

• Shikha Sharma, CEO and MD, Axis Bank

• Usha Sangwan, MD, Life Insurance Corp. of India

The list is dominated by 27 newcomers. Some of them are

• Noni Purnomo, President Director of Indonesia’s Blue Bird Group Holding

• Lee Boo-jin, President and CEO of South Korea’s Hotel Shilla

• Sonia Cheng, CEO of Hong Kong’s Rosewood Hotel Group and Executive Director of New World Development

• Wandee Khunchornyakong, Chairman and CEO of Thailand’s SPCG

• Katie Page, CEO of Australia’s Harvey Norman

• Lucy Peng, co-founder of Alibaba and the energy behind its fast growing Ant financial-services unit

• Maggie Wu, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Alibaba and the driver of its blockbuster IPO

• Garamjav Tseden, Founder and Chairman of mining company Monpolymet

• Win Win Tint

The first time entrants to the list include Maggie Wu and Lucy Peng, Alibaba's top female decision-makers.

For the first time, two women Garamjav Tseden and Win Win Tint are included from developing nations Mongolia and Myanmar.

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