Profession: Businesswoman and CEO of ICICI Bank
Why Famous: The CEO of ICICI Bank, the second largest bank in India. She is considered one of the most powerful women in India.
Kochhar was selected in Time magazine's list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World 2015.
In the same year she also ranked number one in the Fortune List of 100 Most Powerful Women in the Asia Pacific region.
- 2008-12-19 Chanda Kochhar is named as the successor of K. V. Kamath to the post of CEO and Managing Director of ICICI Bank
- 2009-05-01 Chanda Kochhar takes over from K. V. Kamath as CEO and Managing Director of ICICI Bank