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World Economic Forum released Young Global Leaders 2014 list

Mar 12, 2014 11:15 IST

World Economic Forum (WEF) released Young Global Leader’s 2014 list on 11 March 2014. The WEF recognised 214 Young Global Leaders (YGLs). Among them 109 are woman who  were recognised for leadership and service to society.

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The Young Global Leaders 2014 came from 66 countries across 7 regions and equally represent the public and private sector and belong to professions including academia, arts and culture, civil society, government, media and not-for-profit organisations.

The YGL Class of 2014 includes 49 individuals from East Asia, 46 from Europe, 17 from Latin America, 18 from the Middle East and North Africa, 48 from North America, 17 from South Asia and 19 from sub-Saharan Africa.

There were 17 young global leaders in South Asia, out of which 14 were from India.  Following are the Indians among the YGLs list.

Name

Profession

Organisation

Pallavi S. Aiyar

Author and Journalist

The Hindu and Free  Lance

 

Farhan Akhtar

Film Director, Actor, Producer

 

Excel Entertainment Production House

 

Sachin Bansal

Co-Founder and Chief

Executive Officer

 

Flipkart.com

 

Avani Davda

Chief Executive Officer

Tata Starbucks Limited

 

Mohit Joshi

Vice-President and Head, Europe

 

Infosys Ltd

Roshni Nadar Malhotra

Executive Director and  CEO

 

HCL Corporation Ltd

Vishwarupe Narain

India’s Head

Texas Pacific Group

Nandini Piramal

Executive Director and Head of HR 

 

Piramal Enterprises  Limited

Rishad Premji

Chief Strategy Officer, IT  Business

 

Wipro

Anoop Ratnaker Rao

Chief Operating Officer

Naandi Foundation

Chiki Sarkar

Chief Executive Officer

Penguin Random House

 

Parmesh Shahani

Head of Innovation

Laboratory

Godrej Industries Ltd

Anurag Thakur

MP & National President BJYM

BJP's Youth

Wing

Ratheesan Yoganathan

Co-Founder and Group

Chairman

Lebara Group

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