Indian people are undeniably dominating in the global business industries. There is actually no question about that since Indians are gifted with higher level of intelligence. They are also known as hardworking people. Hence, it’s no longer surprising why they are very successful in the world of business.
In relation to this, here are the top 10 Indian CEOs ruling global companies:
10. Ivan Menezes
His complete name is Ivan Manuel Menezes, and he is the current CEO of a multinational alcoholic beverages firm known as Diageo. He is an Indian man who was born in Pune, India. He attended college in Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and St. Stephen’s College, Delhi.
9. Padmasree Warrior
This Indian business executive was born in the state of Andhra Pradesh, particularly in the city of Vijayawada. She is the current CEO of the China-based electric vehicle company known as NextEV. Previously, she used to be the Motorola and Cisco’s CTO. Forbes magazine declared her as “71st Most Powerful Woman” in 2014.
8. Nikesh Arora
This Indian business executive graduated in Banaras Hindu University that’s now changed its name into Indian Institute of Technology, with a degree of Electrical Engineering. He was a former executive in Google. Other than that, he also worked in Fidelity Investments, Deutsche Telekom, Putnam Investments, and Colgate-Palmolive. Currently, he is the CEO of SoftBank Corp.
7. Sanjay Jha
He was born in the city of Bhagalpur in the state of Bihar. He graduated in the University of Liverpool with the degree of Engineering. He then took up doctorate’s degree in Electrical Engineering in the University of Strathclyde. Currently, he is the GlobalFoundries’ CEO. GlobalFoundries is the 2nd biggest semiconductor foundry company in the entire world.
6. Ajay Singh Banga
He was born in the Indian state of Maharashtra, particularly in the city of Pune. He is the CEO and President of MasterCard. Moreover, he is also a member of the US President’s Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations, Council of Foreign relations’ member, and US-India Business Council’s chairman. The government of India awarded him the Padma Sri in 2016.
5. Rajeev Suri
This Indian business executive was born on October 10, 1967 in New Delhi, India. However, Rajeev managed to get a Singaporean nationality. He’s an alumnus in the Manipal Institute of Technology with the degree of Electronics and Communications Engineering. Currently, he is the Nokia’s CEO. But previously, he was an executive in ICL and Calcom Electronics.
4. Shantanu Narayen
He was born in the Indian state of Telangana, particularly in the city of Hyderabad. He is the current CEO of Adobe Systems. He grabbed such higher position way back in the year 2007. But before he finally settled in the said company, he was still an executive in Pictra Inc., Apple, and Silicon Graphics.
3. Sundar Pichai
He’s the Google’s current Chief Executive Officer, who was born in the city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu. At the very young age of 43, he already achieved higher position in the global business industry. He was assigned to be the new CEO of Google last 2015. He’s a graduate in Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur with the degree of Metallurgical Engineering.
2. Satya Nadella
Since the year 2014, he’s the CEO of Microsoft. He was the one who developed the biggest cloud infrastructures in the world. Before he grabbed the CEO position in the company, he was still assigned to some lower positions. Satya is a graduate in Manipal Institute of Technology with the degree of Electrical Engineering.
1. Indra Nooyi
This Indian business executive was branded by the Fortune magazine as the “2nd Most Powerful Woman” in business in the year 2015. She’s the current CEO of the company known as PepsiCo. She acquired a degree in Management in the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.
These are the top 10 Indian CEOs ruling global companies. Without a doubt, these Indians are brainy enough to dominate in the global business industry.