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 Bank; 1993, helped set up bank; 1996, in charge of Infrastructure Industry Group; 1998, General Manager and Head, Major Clients Group; 1999, strategy and e-commerce; 2000, Head, Retail Finance Division; 2001, Exec. Director; 2006, Deputy Managing Director; 2006-07, handled International and Corporate businesses; 2007, Joint Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer; since 2009, current position. Recipient of awards and honours including: Padma Bhushan, one of India's highest civilian honours, Government of India (2011); named one of the top three Indian women in World's 100 Most Powerful Women list, Forbes (2012); ranked 5th Most Powerful Woman in Business, Fortune (2012).