Women today are shattering glass ceilings & breaking stereotypes. Leading organizations across varied industries and sectors, women are now serving as change-maker and inspiring other women to follow suit
Here’s listing 8 Powerful Women who are CEOs of global companies and are of Indian Origin
- Vinita Gupta.
Having joined Lupin Inc in 1993, Vinita Gupta , a B. Pharm graduate with an MBA from Kellogg, went on to become the CEO of Lupin Inc 2013. Under her terms as Chairman and CEO, Lupins business in the United States, grew from 5% to 45% . As on May 2021 , her estimated net worth is $2.82 billion
2. Leena Nair
The freshly appointed Global CEO, of one of the world’s most popular luxury brand – Chanel, Leena Nair , an electrical engneer, and business managment graduate from XLRI , was the Chief Human Officer at Unilever . Listed as one of the most powerful women 2021, her estimated net worth is $8 million.
3 Falguni Nayar
Founder and CEO f Nykaa, the beauty startup that was created waves for conducting one of the most successful IPOs in Indian history, Falguni Nair, became the richest self made billionaire. Quitting her job at 49, to start something on her own, was itself a big step, but it paid a big time. She now owns half of the company,the shares of which surged by 89% after the IPO. Nykaa is valued at & 6.5 billion
4 Revathi Advaithi
The mechanical engineer with an MBA degree, Revathi is the CEO of Flex, which is one of the world’s largest manufacturing companies and supply chain. Since becoming the CEO in 2019 , she handles the company’s srategic direction and technological innovation. A vocal champion of women in the STEM fields, she is responsible for sustainable manufacturing solutions across various industries in the world.
5 Reshma Kewalramani
Reshma spent more than a decade at Amgen, after which she joined global Medicines Development. She then joined Vertex Pharmaceuticals as the CEO and president in 2017. A medical degree holder with honors of Boston University, Reshma’s net worth is $25.8 million, as of August 2021
6 Sonia Syngal
Sonia Syngal is the president and CEO of Gap Inc, an American clothing retailer. After completing her mechanical engineering, she then pursued her master’s in manufacturing systems engineering from Stanford
7 Ankiti Bose
The mathematics and economics graduate, found Zilingo at 23. Zilingo is a multinational startup and one of the largest B2B e-commerce entities in Southeast Asia. She has been featured in Forbes’30 Under 30, and also 40 under 40 in 2019.
8 Padmasree Warrior
Looked up to as one of the most powerful women in tech, Padmasree Warrior is the founder and CEO of Fable, a reading platform that delivers a social experience with stories in the service of mental wellness. The ex CEO of NIO, USA she was born in Telgu household in India and holds a chemical engineering degree along with the Master’s degree along with the Master’s degree from Cornell