We present 25 top leaders of corporate India, who through long stints shepherded a range of companies and took them to greater heights. Visit INSEAD Knowledge for more insights into the CEO ranking and a video interview of Bala Vissa, one of the authors of the study.
The Top Six
Naveen Jindal | A.M.Naik | Y.C. Deveshwar | Bhaskar Bhat | Sunil Mittal | R. Sridhar | The other nineteen
We ranked best Indian CEOs based on the shareholder returns they generated during their tenure.
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When A.M. Naik started out, his odds of getting a job at L&T were low. But the company's success owes much to his doggedness.
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The 19 of India's best-performing CEOs, who through long stints shepherded a
range of companies in sectors as diverse as manufacturing, banking,
fast-moving consumer goods, media, automobiles, pharmaceuticals and
Titan Industries' Bhaskar Bhat has made India-manufactured watches respectable, providing investors undreamt-of returns in the process.
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