Forbes Asia has named Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairman, State Bank of India, in its annual 50 ‘power businesswomen’ list.
Arundhati Bhattacharya is referred to as “the first lady of Indian banking” who chairs the Indian behemoth, SBI with 225 million customers and assets of $300 billion. Forbes Asia said as “SBI lifer” Bhattacharya has had her hands full addressing bad loans and shoring up the bank’s capital.
The Asia’s 50 Power Businesswomen list showcases a year of accomplishments by the region’s female entrepreneurs and executives. The list includes women CEOs and founders, who are active in the upper echelons of the business world in Asia, wield significant power and have access to robust financial resources.
In this year’s edition, Forbes Asia has featured six Business Women from India among its 50 ‘Power Businesswomen’ list.