10 Most Powerful CEOs of India
Bangalore: India is the powerhouse of some of the leading names in the business world. Names like Reliance, Tata, Aditya Birla, Wipro and many more such names that have a great impact on the world business, have their roots engraved in India.
The CEOs of these companies has played the most crucial role in upbringing their brand names to the global market. From bearing all the rocks to tasting success, from taking crucial decisions to managing the company, these CEOs has been the most effective and the powerful too. ‘The Economic Times’ has listed 10 most powerful CEOs in India during 2012.
1. Ratan Naval Tata
Rank: 1, Age: 75, Chairman, Tata Sons
Ratan Tata started his career with Tata Steel and took official retirement from Tata groups as CEO in December, 2012.
Tata, who says, ‘I don't believe in taking right decisions. I take decisions and then make them right’ has been the best role model for everyone. His dedication and true leadership took the entire Tata group to the peak of success.
After graduating, he was offered a job in IBM. He decided not to join IBM and entered into the family business. Today, Tata has become one of the popular household names in India and a very prominent name in the International Business.
2. Mukesh D. Ambani
Rank: 2, Age: 55, Chairman & Managing Director, Reliance Industries
The senior Ambani brother is the richest Indian at present. His company RIL operates on petroleum, petrochemicals, textiles and retails.
Ambani’s RIL is the largest Indian private sector and his ‘Mumbai Indians’ has been declared as the second largest sports club in the world.
He completed his BE in Chemical Engineering from University of Mumbai and joined Stanford University. However, after one year, he returned back to India to help his father in the family business.