HDFC’s Aditya Puri named among world’s best CEOs


The managing director of HDFC Bank, Aditya Puri was recently named in the list of the World’s top CEOs. Published by Barron’s, Puri’s name features in the list showcasing the Top 30 Global CEOs. This is the fourth consecutive year he has been featured in the list, which also includes the likes of Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, Satya Nadella, among others.

Aditya Puri, MD of HDFC Bank was named in the list of top 30 Global CEOs

Barron’s uses a number of parameters to determine members in this list. These parameters include the revenue of a company, the performance of the share price, innovation, growth, leadership abilities, vision, growth in earnings, etc.

The members featured on the list are not ranked, with Barron’s treating them on par with each other. Published annually, this is the 14th list released by Barron’s.

Name of individual Company
Aditya Puri HDFC Bank
Jeff Bezos
Bernard Arnault LVMH
Warren Buffett Berkshire Hathaway
Jamie Dimon JP Morgan Chase
Gary Dickerson Applied Materials
Richard Fain Royal Caribbean Cruises
Fabrizio Freda The Estee Lauder Companies
Larry Fink BlackRock
James Gorman Morgan Stanley
Jensen Huang Nvidia
Reed Hastings Netflix
Ma Huateng Tencent Holdings
Hubert Joly Best Buy
Rober Iger Walt Disney
Satya Nadella Microsoft
Phebe Novakovic General Dynamics
Shantanu Narayen Adobe Systems
Larry Page Alphabet
Robert Sands Constellation Brands
Arne Sorensen Marriot International
Fred Smith FedEx
Jeffrey Sprecher Intercontinental Exchange
Jayshree Ullal Arista Networks
Carlos Tavares PSA Groupe
Miles White Abbott Laboratories
Andrew Wilson Electronic Arts
James Whitehurst Red Hat
Mark Zuckerberg Facebook


With over 40 million customers and 4,700 plus branches, HDFC is one of the leading private banks in the country. It offers a range of products including home loans, fixed deposits, personal loans, etc.

Puri, who has previously worked with Citibank has been at HDFC for over two decades, helping them become a giant in the banking industry.

Read more: HDFC Bank to offer loans against Mutual Funds on digital platforms



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