India has one of the fastest growing economies in the world. This can be attributed to the huge population it has. But, there’s another reason for it. A lot of companies and different organizations have played a great role in boosting India’s economy. And those companies are lead by power and genius CEOs. Here, in this article, we are going to list down the top 10 CEOs of India. There are many other names but these were the top ten personalities who made to the list. All of them are highly respected and are the best what they do. You can share your views and thoughts about the list with us in the comments below. So here the Top 10 Best CEOs of India in 2020.
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10. Vishal Sikka
One the most influential men in India, Vishal Sikka is currently the CEO and MD of Infysys. The company is India’s second largest IT services exporter, and it hired Sikka back in 2014. Sikka was at SAP since 200 and it took $5.2 million with $2million in stocks to bring him to Infosys.
9. Sachin Bansal
Previously at Amazon, Sachin left and started his own company with only small investment of $4000. He is the co-founder and CEO of FlipKart. As of 2015, his net worth is $1.3 billion. His company is now the biggest competition for Amazon India.
8. Kavery Kalanithi
In a male dominated country, Kalanithi is India’s highest paid businesswoman. She is currently the CEO of Sun TV Network. She is married to Kalanithi Maran and earns Rs 59.89 Crores annually. Her work and achievements are an inspiration for millions for women all across the country and that’s why she has been listed at 8th in the list of best CEOs of India.
Jindal is a powerful man in India and earns a very impressive 55 Crores annually. He is patriot who loves his country and has many achievements that reflect his love for his motherland. Not too long ago, Jindal made efforts to ensure that each Indian Citizen is allowed to fly the National Flag on India 365 days a year. He played his role in the revision of the Flag Code. Jindal is an inspiration for the youth of India.
6. Uday Kotak
Kodak or his company needs no introduction. He is a part of one of the biggest groups in India. He has his fingers dipped in many financial services in the country, including investment banking, car finance, stock broking, mutual life insurance and more. Kotak Mahindra Finance had the honor of becoming the first financial institution in India to get a baking license from the Reserve Bank. Back in 2012, Forbes estimated Kotak’s worth to be $4.1 Billion. According to a new estimate, Kotak’s net worth is around $7.6 Billion as of 2015.
5. Anand Mahindra
Anand Mahindra is another one of India’s figureheads. He was born in 1955 and currently is at the top of the food chain at his grandfather’s Mahindra Group. From agriculture sector to the stars in space, Manidra group is pretty much everywhere.
Mahindra is India biggest and most reputed company to provide utility vehicles, tractors for farmers, and may I add that are the world’s biggest tractor company as well. In addition to that, Mahindra is among the top 5 IT service providers in the country; and the man behind it all is Anand Mahindra. His hard work and visions is taking the company to new heights.
4. A.M. Naik
The man is to be respected; he was awarded the Padma Buhsan back in January 2009 and is among the top CEOs of India. He joined L&T as a junior engineer in 1965, while coming to Endhal, a village in South Gujarat. His journey to the top is something to aspire to for millions of people across the globe.
3. Pankaj Patel
Mr. Patel belongs to the Cadila Healthcare, the 5th largest pharmaceutical company in the country. He is one of the richest men in India and has received the title of “Best Pharma Man of the year 2003.” The title was given to him due to the growth Cadila Healthcare saw under his leadership.
2. Sunil Mittal
Born in 1957, Mittal is an entrepreneur and philanthropist from India. He is the CEO of Bharti Enterprises that is involved in telecom, financial services, agriculture, and retail. Bharti Airtel operates in 20 countries and has an estimated user base of 275 million.
Believe it or not, Mittal’s net worth is $7.3 billion dollars.
1. Mukash Ambani
At the top of our list of Top 10 CEOs of India in 2020 is Mr. Mukash Ambani of Reliance Industries Limited. He is a business magnet who owns the second largest company in India. Mr.Ambani’s net worth in little over $21 Billion.
Thanks to Ambani, Reliance operates in the oil and gas sector, retail, and telecom. Ambani was born in 1957 and is the older son of Dhirubhai Ambani and Kokilaben Ambani. In addition to running Reliance, he served on the board of Council of Foreign Relations and as a director of the Bank of America Corporation.