Chanda Kochhar is a renowned name in the business world who needs no further introduction. She is the managing director (MD) of ICICI Bank and also its chief executive officer (CEO).  Under Kochhar's leadership, ICICI Bank won the “Best Retail Bank in India” awards in 2001, 2003, 2004 and 2005, which is given by The Asian Banker. She has been awarded with “Business Woman of the Year 2005” by The Economic Times.

In 2009, she was at number 20 on the Forbes World's 100 Most Powerful Women list. Kochhar has also consistently figured on the Fortune's list of "Most Powerful Women in Business" since 2005. Kochhar has also been honoured with Padma Bhushan Award for the year 2010 for her contribution to the banking sector.

DOB: 17 November 1961


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