Top 5 Most Successful Female Entrepreneurs Of India

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Top 5 Women Business Tycoons In India

Here we are going to find the top 5 most influential Indian woman who took Indian corporate vertical by storm and made several milestones in the history.

Indra Nooyi:


Indra Nooyi is the chairperson and CFO of PepsiCo, the #2 leading beverage and food brand. Indra, 56, was born and brought up in Chennai. She did her graduation in Science (B.Sc) from Madras Christian college and pursued her management course from prestigious IIM Calcutta in 1976. She got her first assignment as a product manager at Johnson & Johnson and textile firm Mettur Beardsell. In 1994, Nooyi joined PepsiCo and in 2001, she held the position of president and CFO of the company. She was honored with Padma Bhushan for her business achievements.

Naina Lal Kidwai:

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Naina Lal Kidwai is Group General Manager and Country Head of private sector bank  HSBC India. She has a bachelor degree in economics from Delhi University. She also has done an MBA from globally acclaimed Harvard Business School. In fact, Naina was the first Indian woman who secured the degree from that college. She began her career with ANZ Grindlays. Besides HSBC, she has also been serving as a non-executive director on the board of Nestle. A Padma Bhushan awardee, Naina is the global advisor at Harvard business school too.

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Kiran Mazumdar Shaw:

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Kiran Majumdar Shaw is the founder chairman and CMD of Biocon Limited. She was born in Bangalore.  Shaw earned her Bachelors degree in Zoology from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore University. Then, she attended PG course in Malting and Brewing from Ballarat College, Melbourne University. In 1978 she started Biocon and soon made the company a fully integrated bio-pharmaceutical firm. Currently, Biocon is a leading player in biomedicine research focusing diabetes and oncology. She is a member of the board of governors of the prestigious Indian School of Business and Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad. She was conferred the prestigious Padma Shri in 1989 and the Padma Bhushan in 2005.

Chanda Kochar:


Chanda Kochar, 51, is currently serving as the MD & CEO of India’s largest private sector bank ICICI. Chanda was born in Rajasthan. She did her masters in management studies from the reputed Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. She received the Wockhardt Gold Medal for Excellence in Management Studies as well as the J. N. Bose Gold Medal in Cost Accountancy. She is happily married to Deepak Kochhar, a wind energy entrepreneur and her college mate.

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Sulajja Firodia Motwani:


Motwani is currently serving as the Joint Managing Director of Kinetic Motors. She is the mind behind the well-designed and developed marketing strategies that led the company at a great height.  Before joining her grandfather’s business in India, Sulajja worked in a California-based Investment Company. She isn’t only witty but also very beautiful. Her stunning looks helped her to grab the ‘Face of the Millennium’ crown from India Today group.

Top 5 Most Successful Female Entrepreneurs Of India

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