Bhattacharya, who is the only Indian woman to be present in the list, is featured in the ‘bankers’ category, SBI said in a release.
State Bank of India’s (SBI) first woman chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya been featured in the ’50 Most Influential’ list of Bloomberg Markets. Bhattacharya, who is the only Indian woman to be present in the list, is featured in the ‘bankers’ category, SBI said in a release issued here today. The list will appear in the magazine’s October 2014 special issue.
“Bhattacharya runs India’s biggest bank and is pushing politicians to abandon their practice of forgiving loans, saying that it corrupts the credit culture,” Bloomberg Markets said in a citation statement. When contacted, Bhattacharya, who is completing her first year in the corner room of the 208-year-old bank’s first woman chairperson shortly, said that she was honoured and delighted to be get the recognition.