India's Top 10 Female CEOs 2024

Published by Rickey 14th March 2024

Women CEOs in India are thriving, reshaping business landscapes, inspiring societal change, and proving success transcends gender boundaries.

XLRI alumna and Maharashtra native, renowned for her people-focused leadership, is India's youngest female CEO, leading Chanel since January 2022.

1. Leena Nair

Matchmaking dynamics shifted for younger generations under Dubey's leadership at Match Group, owner of Tinder, Match, OkCupid, and Hinge. IIT Kharagpur alumna, she rose from engineering to CEO.

2. Sharmistha Dubey

The the wealthiest female CEO of electronics manufacturer Flex, rose from a shop floor supervisor to lead. Recognized in Fortune's Most Powerful Women lists, she champions women in STEM.

3. Revathi Advaithi

An American entrepreneur, born in Britain, leads as CEO and President at Arista Networks, steering it through a successful IPO. Forbes recognized her among America's richest self-made women.

4. Jayshree Ullal

She is among India's esteemed women CEOs, leads Gap Inc., leveraging her expertise from Ford Motor Co. and Sun Microsystems. Her innovative initiatives drive gender equality and retail growth.

5. Sonia Syngal

Recognized as one of India's top female business leaders, the Vimeo CEO, Anjali Sud, rose through various roles, boasting a background from Wharton and Harvard Business School.

6. Anjali Sud

Established in 2013, Priya Lakhani has pioneered AI-based learning tools, co-founding the Institute for Ethical AI in Education. Recognized by UK government and honored with OBE.

7. Priya Lakhani

A tech enthusiast and leader, founded Fable in 2019, prioritizing mental well-being. With a background from Cisco, Motorola, and NIO USA, she's acclaimed globally.

8. Padmasree Warrior

She is a renowned as India's top female CEO in pharmaceuticals, leads Vertex. Graduating from Harvard, she transitioned from medicine to biopharma, earning accolades like Boston Business Journal's Power 50.

9. Reshma Kewalramani

Indian entrepreneur Roshni Nadar Malhotra leads HCL Technologies, succeeding her father Shiv Nadar. Joining in 2013, she became vice chair in 2017 and assumed chairmanship in 2020, emphasizing digital tech advancement.

10. Roshni Nadar Malhotra