CHANDA KOCHHAR

  • ICICI's Chanda Kochhar picks the broom as part of 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' November 12, 2014

    MD and CEO ICICI Bank Chanda Kochhar on Tuesday took part in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan leading a team of 50 employees to clean the street in front Bank's Backbay Reclamation branch in Mumbai. She announced that one branch of the bank will clean-up the surroundings on every working day for...
  • ICICI bank extends help to PM relief fund, contributes Rs 12 crore November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: ICICI Group on Wednesday made a contribution of Rs 12 crore towards the 'Prime Minister's National Relief Fund' for the people affected by the natural calamities in Jammu & Kashmir, Assam, Meghalaya and Andhra Pradesh. Commenting on the situation in these states, ICICI Bank chief Chanda Kochhar said,...
  • India Inc applauds Mangalyaan, says India will soon become a manufacturing hub September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his unique initiative and vision to turn India into a manufacturing superpower, industrialists attending the launch of "Make in India" campaign while promising their commitment to the initiative, also lauded the successful entry of Mangalyaan into the Mars orbit. Top businesspersons...
  • Eight Indians in Fortune list of powerful AsiaPacific women September 21, 2014

    New York: As many as eight Indian women, led by ICICI Bank chief Chanda Kochhar, have made it to the Fortune list of 25 most powerful women "shaping the new world order" in the AsiaPacific region. Kochhar, ranked highest among Indian women, has been ranked second across the region, while three...
  • Want bank with right size, right value for takeover: Chanda Kochhar July 7, 2014

    Mumbai: ICICI Bank will look at acquiring a bank if it finds one with the right size and right valuation, but is yet to find a takeover target that fits in its evaluation model, the bank chief Chanda Kochhar said. ICICI Bank, which added 650 branches to its network in the...
  • More private firms in power supply will ease hurdles: Piyush Goyal June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Increased participation by private companies in electricity distribution will help ease supply bottlenecks and reinstate investor confidence in the sector, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday. The minister met top bankers including ICICI Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Chanda Kochhar and State Bank of India Chairperson...
  • SBI's Bhattacharya, ICICI's Kochhar among Forbes' most powerful women May 28, 2014

    New York: State Bank of India Chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya and ICICI Bank Managing Director Chanda Kochhar are among the five women from India featured in Forbes' 100 most powerful women in the world, a list topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Bhattacharya is ranked 36th on the power list, while Kochhar is...
  • Sonia Gandhi India's most inspiring woman politician: Survey November 29, 2013

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi has been voted as India's most inspiring female political leader who has been able to strike a perfect balance between her career and family life, according to a survey. In the survey held by matrimonial service portal Shaadi.com, 36.2 per cent people voted for Sonia Gandhi, while...
  • Four Indians make to Fortune top 50 women business leaders October 20, 2013

    Four Indians led by ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar have made to Fortune magazine's global list of top50 women business leaders, while PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi has been ranked second in a similar list for the US. Kochhar has been ranked fourth, followed by National Stock Exchange chief Chitra Ramkrishna at...
  • Private banks step up hiring; topfive add over 15,000 staff June 16, 2013

    Leading private sector lenders are in top gear when it comes to expanding their headcount and just five of them, including ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, added more than 15,000 employees to their payrolls in the last fiscal. The expanded workforce also seems to be giving them rich dividends in terms...
  • Sonia, Nooyi among Forbes 10 powerful women globally May 23, 2013

    New York: Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Indiaborn PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi figure among the top 10 in the global list of most powerful women compiled by Forbes magazine for 2013. Sonia Gandhi is ranked ninth while Nooyi is at the 10th place in the global list of world's 100...
  • ICICI Bank Q3 profit rises 30 per cent to Rs 2,250 cr January 31, 2013

    Mumbai: India's largest private sector lender ICICI Bank's third quarter (OctoberDecember) standalone net profit jumped more than 30 per cent yearonyear to Rs 2,250 crore, driven by robust net interest income, which increased 29 per cent to Rs 3,500 crore. Other income too climbed 17 per cent to Rs 2,215...
  • Is Sonia a role model for young Indian women? August 24, 2012

    Sonia Gandhi was ranked the sixth most powerful woman in the world, ahead of US First Lady Michelle Obama, by Forbes magazine in its list of 'World's 100 Most Powerful Women'. On Face the Nation, CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts Is Sonia Gandhi really a...
  • FTN: Is Sonia Gandhi really a role model for young women? August 23, 2012

    Sonia Gandhi was ranked the sixth most powerful woman in the world, ahead of US First Lady Michelle Obama, by Forbes magazine in its list of 'World's 100 Most Powerful Women'. ...
  • Forbes names Sonia 6th most powerful woman August 22, 2012

    New York: UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi was on Wednesday ranked the sixth most powerful woman in the world, ahead of US First Lady Michelle Obama, by Forbes magazine in its list of 100 women, which was topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the second year in a row. Sonia Gandhi,...
  • GDP forecast in survey achievable: Kochhar February 26, 2011

    Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday tabled the economic survey for the fiscal year 2011 in Parliament. The survey is optimistic on growth with a forecast of 8.75 per cent to 9.25 per cent growth in FY12. The survey projects the FY11 fiscal deficit at 4.8 per cent on a higher...
  • I trust govt on balancing economy, says Chanda Kochhar November 9, 2009

    New Delhi: Speaking at the World Economic Forum, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that the Government plans to wind down the stimulus packages as the economy has started to recover from the downturn. "Like all economies, we also resorted to some huge stimulus packages and we plan to wind the stimulus...
  • I have power and responsibility: Chanda Kochhar August 20, 2009

    New Delhi: Power means responsibility, said ICICI CEO and MD Chanda Kochhar after Forbes business magazine ranked her among the world's 100 most powerful women. "Definitely, I feel very good about the fact. It reminds me that there is a huge responsibility that I am carrying on my shoulders," said Kochhar,...
  • Sonia, ICICI Bank CEO in Forbes power list August 20, 2009

    New York Congress President Sonia Gandhi and ICICI Bank CEO and Managing Director Chanda Kochhar ranked in the top 20 of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women list compiled by Forbes. Kochhar debuted at No. 20 behind Gandhi who was ranked 13 in the list led by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Indianorigin...
  • Forbes India: Chanda Kochhar's success story August 10, 2009

    The 11th floor conference room in the South Tower at ICICI Banks headquarters has witnessed many stormy meetings. Like the one in progress that warm April day in 2008. KV Kamaths Ateam Chanda Kochhar, V Vaidyanathan, Madhabi PuriBuch, K Ramkumar and Sonjoy Chatterjee had assembled there, a day...
  • How ICICI Bank discovered its new leader December 24, 2008

    Finally, the deed is signed. In May 2009, Chanda Kochhar will step into the corner office on the 10th floor of ICICI Towers in BandraKurla Complex, a Mumbai suburb, to take over what is inarguably one of the biggest banking and finance jobs in the country. K V Kamath, its...
  • Kochhar confident of taking ICICI Bank to new heights December 19, 2008

    New Delhi: ICICI Bank's Joint Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer Chanda Kochhar will be the new CEO of the bank. Kochhar will take over as the CEO of ICICI Bank from May 2009 from Managing Director and CEO KV Kamath at a time when the world is facing a recession. "The...
  • Chanda Kochhar to be ICICI Bank CEO from May 2009 December 19, 2008

    Mumbai: ICICI Bank named joint managing director Chanda Kochhar as its new chief executive from May to lead India's secondlargest lender at a time of declining market share, souring bad debts and a tough global environment. Kochhar, 47, who joined ICICI as a management trainee in 1984, is appointed for five...
  • Women on top: Three Indian women show how to lead September 30, 2008

    New York Three Indian women ICICI Bank's Chanda Kochhar, HT Media's Shobhana Bhartia and JPMorgan Chase's Kalpana Morparia have been named in "International Power 50" list complied by US magazine Fortune. Global diversified mining and natural resource group Anglo American's CEO Cynthia Carroll tops the international power...
  • Indian women in Fortune power list October 11, 2006

    London: Three Indian women ICICI Bank Deputy Managing Director Chanda Kochhar, HSBC India CEO Naina Lal Kidwai and Biocon head Kiran MazumdarShaw have been named among the world's 50 most powerful businesswomen by the Fortune magazine. The global recognition for the country's three businesswomen comes close on the heels...