Nine Indian corporate honchos, including Ratan Tata and the Ambani brothers, have been named among the 50 emerging market business leaders in a list compiled by the British financial daily the Financial Times.
The paper has named the top 50 emerging business leaders for their role in shaping the strong economic performance of their respective regions.
The nine Indian business leaders who have made it into the list include the Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata, Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, ADAG chairman Anil Ambani, ICICI Bank managing director and chief executive Chanda Kochhar, Mahindra group patriarch Keshub Mahindra, Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal, Videocon chairman Venugopal Dhoot, Hero Group founder Brijmohan Lall Munjal, and Future Group chairman Kishore Biyani.
"The BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China) and other emerging economies have powered ahead economically over the past decade, marking a distinct shift in global power... we present a selection of 50 emerging market business leaders who have shaped the economic performance of their respective regions," the FT stated in the report.
The list has only three women including ICICI Bank's Chanda Kochhar. Other two women on the list are Chinese--Soho Group chief Zhang Xin and Nine Dragons founder Zhang Yin.