7. Mallika Srinivasan, CEO- Tractors and Farm Equipment
This Chennai-born woman is a gold medalist in Econometrics from the University of Madras and has done her MBA from Wharton School of Business, Pennsylvania USA. She is on the Board of AGCO Corporation US, Tata Steel Ltd. and Tata Global Beverages Ltd. She is also a member of the Executive Board of the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, in the Governing Board, The Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai and the Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Trichy. She joined TAFE in 1986 and now is the CEO of the same. She got many awards amongst them is the ‘Businesswoman of the year award’ in 2006 by Economic Times.