HDFC Bank’s Puri ranked 36th in Fortune’s top business men list

HDFC Bank’s Aditya Puri has been ranked 36th in the US magazine Fortune’s top 50 business persons list for 2016, and is the only Indian among three persons of Indian origin in the global rankings.Puri, who has led the second largest private sector lender since its inception in 1994, has been ranked 36th in the list, which evaluates corporate leaders’ business performance.

  • While Facebook’s Mark Zuckerburg leads the list, Microsoft’s chief executive Satya Nadella has been ranked fifth. AO Simith’s Ajita Rajendra is at 34, followed by Mastercard’s Ajay Banga at 40.
  • According to the magazine, HDFC bank delivered $1.9 billion profits under Puri last year and its American depository receipts had a 15-year run which took them up 2,200 per cent before some easing.
  • 66-year-old Puri, one of the highest paid bankers in the country, had undergone a cardiac surgery earlier this year.

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  • Fortune is a multinational business magazine, published and owned by Time Inc. and headquartered in New York City.
  • The publication was founded by Henry Luce in 1929.
  • The magazine competes with Forbes and Bloomberg Business week in the national business magazine category and distinguishes itself with long, in-depth feature articles.
  • The magazine is best known for the Fortune 500, a ranking of companies by revenue that it has published annually since 1955.

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