Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) chief Natarajan Chandrasekaran has made the cut as best CEO in the country while Infosys’ Kris Gopalakrishnan has been ranked the second best by the FinanceAsia magazine.
The publication has named Mr Chandrasekaran and Mr Gopalakrishnan as best CEOs, based on a poll of over 300 investors and analysts in Asia.
FinanceAsia today published the India list for various categories, including best CEO, best CFO, best managed company, best corporate governance, best investor relations, and best corporate social responsibility.
Among the CFOs, TCS’ Sethuraman Mahalingam has been named the best in the country and is followed by Infosys’ Vibin Balakrishnan.
The magazine has named Infosys as the best managed company while Bharti Airtel has cornered the second spot.
Other entities in the list are Hero Honda (3), HDFC Bank (4), HDFC and Wipro (both at 5th place) and Maruti Suzuki (7).
Infosys has also been ranked best in terms of corporate governance, investor relations and corporate social responsibility.
In the category of best corporate governance, Bharti Airtel is ranked second, followed by Hero Honda, Wipro (4), HDFC Bank (5), HDFC (6), Hindustan Unilever and Idea Cellular (both at 7th position).
As per the poll, Bharti Airtel is the second best in terms of investor relations while Hero Honda, Wipro and TCS share the third spot. Other companies in this category are Idea Cellular (6), HDFC Bank (7), HDFC and Grasim Industries (both at 8th place) and HCL (10).
According to the magazine, Wipro is the second best in the corporate social responsibility category, followed by Tata Steel (3), Bharti Airtel (4), Hindustan Unilever and HCL (both at 5th spot) and Hindalco Industries (7).
“For our 10th annual poll of Asia’s top companies we have collected votes from more than 300 investors and analysts across the region,” FinanceAsia said.