Chanda Kochhar

Chanda Kochhar
  • Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, ICICI Bank, India

1982, BA, Jaihind College, Mumbai; MBA and studies in Cost Accountancy; Master's in Management Studies, Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies. 1984, joined ICICI Limited; 1993, helped set up ICICI Bank; 1996, in charge of Infrastructure Industry Group, ICICI; 1998, General Manager & Head - Major Clients Group; 1999, in charge of strategy and ecommerce; 2000, Head - Retail Finance Division; 2001, Executive Director, ICICI Bank; 2006, Deputy Managing Director; 2006-07, handled International and Corporate businesses; 2007, Joint Managing Director & CFO; since 2009, Managing Director & CEO. Recipient of numerous accolades including: Padma Bhushan, one of India's highest civilian honours (2011); ranked 1st for three consecutive years in Fortune India’s list of most powerful businesswomen (2011, 2012, 2013); named one of TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the world.