Forbes released Asia’s 50 Power Businesswomen 2016 list

Apr 8, 2016 12:18 IST

Forbes on 6 April 2016 released Asia’s 50 Power Businesswomen 2016 list. The list features eight Indian women business leaders.

Reliance Industries Director Nita Ambani and State Bank of India Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya have been ranked top two in Forbes’ Asia 50 Power Businesswomen 2016 list. China’s Zhu Chongyun, Cofounder & Chairman of Shenzhen Marisfrolg Fashion, was ranked 50th on the list.

The list also includes more than 27 newcomers.

The list includes following women business leaders from India

• Nita Ambani, Director, Reliance Industries
• Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairman, Bank of India
• Ambiga Dhiraj, CEO, Mu Sigma
• Dipali Goenka, CEO and Joint Managing Director, Welspun India Ltd
• Vinita Gupta, CEO, Lupin Ltd
• Chanda Kochhar, MD and CEO, ICICI Bank
• Vandana Luthra, Founder, VLCC Health Care Ltd
• Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Chairman and Managing Director, Biocon Ltd.

Top 10 Power Businesswomen 2016





Nita Ambani (India)


Director/Chairman, Reliance Industries/Reliance Foundation


Arundhati Bhattacharya (India)


Chairman & Managing Director, State Bank of India


Cao Thi Ngoc Dung (Vietnam)


Chairman & CEO, Phu Nhuan Jewelry


Somruedee Chaimongkol (Thailand)


CEO, Banpu


Sabrina Sih Ming Chao (Hong Kong)


Chairman, Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings


Solina Chau Hoi Shuen (Hong Kong)


Cofounder, Horizons Ventures


Eva Yi-Hwa Chen (Japan)


Cofounder & CEO, Trend Micro


Sonia Cheng (Hong Kong)

CEO/Executive Director, Rosewood Hotel Group /New World Development


Chew Gek Khim (Singapore)

Executive Chairman, Straits Trading


Yuwadee Chirathivat (Thailand)


CEO, Central Department Store Group

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