Two Indian women have featured on Fortune’s list of Most Powerful Women in business outside the US. Managing Director and CEO of ICICI Bank Chanda Kochhar was ranked fifth and Managing Director and CEO of Axis Bank Shikha Sharma was ranked at 21. Group Executive Chairman of Spain’s Banco Santander Ana Botín topped the list.
This is the 17th year Fortune has ranked the Most Powerful Women in business outside the U.S. Banco Santander group executive chairman Ana Botín repeats again as No. 1 in 2017, though she is joined on this year’s list by 11 newcomers. The 50 global businesswomen here represent 17 countries and many industries. By Christina Austin, Laura Entis, Erika Fry, Polina Marinova, and Claire Zillman. Click here for our methodology.
U.S. Most Powerful Women list.