Sonia Gandhi, Indra Nooyi among 10 most powerful women globally: Forbes
New York: Congress President Sonia Gandhi and India-born PepsiCo Chief Indra Nooyi figure among the top 10 in the global list of most powerful women compiled by Forbes magazine for 2013.
Gandhi is ranked ninth while Nooyi is at the 10th place in the global list of World’s 100 most powerful women. German Chancellor Angela Merkel tops the list for the third consecutive year, followed by Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff, Melinda Gates of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, US First lady Michelle Obama and philanthropist Hillary Clinton.
Private sector lender ICICI Bank Managing Director and CEO Chanda Kochhar is ranked 65th and Biocon Founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has secured the 85th spot in the global list.
Cisco Systems Chief Technology and Strategy Officer India-born Padmasree Warrior is ranked 57th.