Nisaba Godrej, 41
Executive chairperson, Godrej Consumer Products
Previous Rank : 20
The daughter of Godrej Group chairman Adi Godrej is steering the flagship company of the consumer goods-to-real estate conglomerate at a time when the macroeconomic situation has turned unfavourable for consumer growth. In FY19, the company’s revenue and pre-tax profit remained more or less flat compared to the preceding fiscal. Under her leadership, the company plans to focus on innovations and enhancements to drive profitable growth in India and overseas. Despite the headwinds, the company managed to grow sales in the first quarter of FY20.