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Schauna Chauhan, 42

CEO, Parlé Agro

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Schauna Chauhan joined the company at the age of 22 in 1999, after she returned from Switzerland with a degree in international management. She took over the reins from her father in 2006. When she started, Parlé Agro was a very different company, with seven manufacturing units and more than 90% of its revenue coming from Frooti. The company’s turnover was about ₹600 crore at the time. Today, Parlé Agro is close to a ₹4,200 crore company with 13 units and an array of products, including packaged water Bailley, fizzy drinks, and snacks. And Frooti’s revenue share has gone to about 52%.