5 Most Successful Women CEO’s of India

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As we know, today women are active in every field. They have set a command in every field and are getting paid a very good amount. They had set a very good example that a woman can also uphold their responsibilities in commercial areas.

Today we will talk about the highest paid women CEO’s in India. The conclusion is that women empowerment is positively affected by an enhancement in income generating capacity and the decision making ability of a woman.

Here is the list of highest paid women CEO’s in India –

1. Indra Nooyi

Born on 28th October 1955, she is an Indian-American business executive and former CEO of Pepsico.Nooyi had complete bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Madras Christian College in Madras and Master’s degree in Business Administration from Indian Institute of Management. She is earning a salary of $29.8 million for her work in Pepsico.She owns many properties and have a house in Greenwich which is about $1.8 million and have a lot of luxury cars. She is also active in taking care of her family and never compromises her family with extra work.

In 2008,Nooyi was named one of America’s best leader by US news and World report.
In 2009,she was named CEO of the year by Global Supply Chain Leader Group.
In 2013,she was awarded by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.

2. Chanda Kochhar

She is the former Managing Director and Chief executive officer of ICICI Bank. She had completed Bachelor of Commerce from University of Mumbai and then master’s Management studies from University of Mumbai from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.Her Present salary is 3.25 crores.Under her leadership ICICI bank won ‘Best retail bank’ in India in 2001,2003, 2004 and 2005.

‘Excellence in retail banking’ award in 2002.
‘Business Women of the year’ in 2005.

In 2014 she was awarded the ‘ABLF Woman of Power Award’ at the Asian Business Leadership Forum Awards.

3. Shikha Sharma

Born on 19 November 1958, Shikha Sharma is non-executive Independent director of the company. She was Managing Director and CEO of Axis bank. She had complete B.A. honors in Economics from the Lady Shree Ram college for Woman in Delhi and MBA from IIM Ahmedabad. She have more than 30 years experience in Financial sector and started her career with ICICI Bank in 1980.The salary of Shikha Sharma is $25,94,000


Won award of ‘Entrepreneur of the year’ in 2007.
Businesswoman of the year in 2008
Banker of the year in 2012
India’s best woman CEO in 2013 Banker of the year in 2014.

4. Malika Srinivasan

She is the Chairman and Managing Director of Tractors and Farm equipment Limited. She is a member of Executive board of the Indian School of business, the governing board of Indian Institute of Technology. She had earned a degree in Mathematics from the Woman Christian College.As the director of ACGO, the salary of Malika is $2,70,000.


In 2011, she won Entrepreneur of the year.
In 2012, she won Leader of the year.
In 2018, she ranked 5th in most powerful businesswomen in Business by Fortune India.

5. Vinita Bali

She is the Indian Businesswoman who was Managing Director of Britannia Industries Limited. She had worked for the Indian Division of Cadbury for 14 years. She joined Coca Cola in 1994 as Managing Director and left it in 2003. She takes up the position of CEO in Indian food Britannia Industries Limited.Her revenue in Britannia tripled to $841 million.


She was awarded ‘Businesswomen of the year’ in 2009 by Economic Times Awards.
She won ‘Corporate Social Responsibility Award ‘for her work with the foundation.
In 2011, Forbes named her on its list of ’Asia’s 50 Power Businesswoman.

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