Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Biocon executive chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw and Nykaa founder Falguni Nair have found place in Forbes list of 100 most powerful women in the world. A total of six Indian women have made it to this annual list. Sitharaman ranked 36 this time and has made it to the list for the fourth time in a row. Earlier in 2021, she was at 37th position. She was 41st in 2020 and 34th in 2019. According to the list released by Forbes on Tuesday, Mazumdar-Shaw is ranked 72nd this year, while Nair is ranked 89th.
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Other Indians in the list include HCL Tech Chairperson Roshni Nadar Malhotra (53rd), Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Chairperson Madhavi Puri Buch (54th) and Steel Authority of India (SAIL) Chairperson Soma Mandal (67th). ) Are included. Malhotra, Mazumdar-Shaw and Nair had secured the 52nd, 72nd and 88th positions in the list last year as well. The list includes 39 CEOs and 10 heads of state. Apart from this, it includes 11 billionaires, whose total assets are 115 billion dollars.
The Forbes list says of Nair that the 59-year-old businessman worked as an investment banker for two decades, spearheading IPOs and helping other entrepreneurs achieve their dreams. According to Forbes website, 41-year-old Malhotra plays a key role in all strategic decisions of HCL Tech. In this way Buch is the first woman chairman of SEBI. Similarly, Mandal is the first woman to head SAIL and since she took over, the company has achieved record financial growth. According to the Forbes website, in the first year of his tenure, the company’s profit tripled to Rs 120 billion.
These are at the top of the Forbes list
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen topped the list of 100 most powerful women in the world. He received this position for his leadership during the Ukraine War and his efforts to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic. European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde has been ranked second, while US Vice President Kamala Harris is third in the list. Iran’s Zina Mahsa Amini has been posthumously ranked 100th on the influential list.