The Economic Times-ET Corporate Dossier's survey-India Inc's most power CEOs 2011: Most powerful women leaders ranked Dr. Preetha Reddy, MD Apollo Hospitals Group as the 5th among the Most Powerful Women Leaders.
Along with the main survey, ET had also asked their respondents to do a separate power-listing of women CEOs. Dr. Preetha Reddy was ranked the 5th most powerful woman leader, with Ms. Chanda Kochhar, CEO of India's largest private sector bank on top, followed by Ms. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, India's most best known woman-entrepreneur and HSBC's Ms. Naina Lal Kidwai at the third palce and Axis Bank's Ms. Shikha Sharma at the fourth.
The survey, now in its seventh year, asked 500 senior executives from India Inc largest companies to rate India Inc's CEOs on leadership, strategy and innovation, performance, stature, social contribution and governance. Promoters continue their strong performance in power listing, with 52 out of the 100 CEOs are members of well-known family business houses.