02 December, 2020

Lead Beacons Atop The Temple

If there have been ten outstanding CEOs who lent a special shine to corporate India, here is my take. Each an institution in their right. I expect more icons to emerge in the future.

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Jury members (from right) Sanjaya Baru, Omkar Goswami, R. Jagannathan; with Outlook Editor-­in-Chief Rajesh Ramachandran and colleagues Arindam Mukherjee, Lola Nayar and Arushi Bedi
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Lead Beacons Atop The Temple

Well, it is virtually impossible to write about each of the 50 CEOs in the list in the course of a relatively short article, for it would do grave injustice to these outstanding people who have played such key roles in creating, growing and strengthening the senews of corporate India. Inst­ead, I have chosen to discuss the contribu­tions of 10, of whom two are a father-son duo.

India's 50 Greatest CEO's Ever - Jury Session 
Video by Sanjay Rawat; Edited by Suraj Wadhwa

One was an outstanding CEO of public sector enterprises. Another created global awareness of, and respect for, the software and IT revolution out of India. Three are bankers: one who grew a housing finance company to heights undreamed of by his uncle,...



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