In pictures: Global CEOs and their Indian connection

Updated: Jul 12, 2016, 21:02 IST
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    India-born Sundar Pichai has been named the new CEO of the technology giant Google. Pichai earned his degree from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IIT KGP) in Metallurgical Engineering. He holds an MS from Stanford University in Material Sciences and Engineering and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was named a Siebel Scholar and a Palmer Scholar.
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    The 46-year-old is a 22-year veteran of Microsoft. Formerly, he was the Executive Vice President of the Cloud and Enterprise Group at the software giant. Born into a Telugu Brahmin family, Nadella has a bachelor of engineering in electronics and communication degree from the Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal. Pic/AFP
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    Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo, Nooyi was born in Chennai. After completing her MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (Calcutta), she joined Johnson & Johnson. She later studied at the prestigious Yale School of Management, and went on to join PepsiCo in 1994. In 2006, she was named the CEO of the company. Pic/AFP
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    The CEO of Adobe Systems Inc, Shantanu, like Nadella is from Hyderabad. He did his MBA from the University of California, Berkeley before starting his career with Apple. Narayen joined Adobe in 1998 as a senior Vice-President of worldwide product research. He was named the President and Chief Operating Officer in 2005, and was promoted to CEO of the organisation in 2007. Pic/AFP
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    The President of Berkshire Hathaway Reinsurance, Jain was born in Orissa and got a degree in engineering from IIT Kharagpur. After working for IBM in India in the 70s, he moved to the US. He earned an MBA from Harvard Business School, and subsequently worked for McKinsey & Co
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    Deutsche Bank’s Co-CEO, Jain was born in Jaipur, Rajasthan. He has an MBA in Finance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. After having worked for Merrill Lynch in New York, Jain joined Deutsche Bank in 1995. An active supporter of wildlife conservation, he was made Co-CEO of Deutsche Bank in 2011. Pic/AFP
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    President & CEO of MasterCard, Banga’s family hails from Jalandhar in Punjab, but he was born in Khadki near Pune, since his father, an army officer was posted over there. An MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Banga kicked off his career with Nestle in 1981. He worked for PepsiCo and Citigroup before joining MasterCard
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    The CEO of Cognizant, Francisco was born in Nairobi, Kenya, but he is of Indian origin. His father Placido D'Souza belonged to Goa. Termed among the youngest CEOs in the software services sector, D’ Souza earned his MBA from the Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh. He was part of the team that founded Cognizant in 1994. Pic/AFP
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    The recently appointed CEO of GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Jha was born in Madhubani, Bihar. He has a Ph.D. in Electronics engineering from the University of Strathclyde. Having begun his career at Qualcomm in 1994, Jha went on to become the CEO of Motorola’s Mobile Devices business in 2008. Pic/AFP
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    Chairman, President and CEO of Harman International, a provider of audio and infotainment systems, Paliwal was born in Agra. He has an engineering degree from the University of Roorkee (now the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee). Before joining Harman, he worked for 22 years with the ABB group, one of the largest conglomerates in the world. Pic/AFP
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    Indian-born Menezes was named as the CEO of Diageo Plc -- the world's biggest producer of alcoholic drinks -- last July. With an MBA degree from Northwestern University Kellogs School of Management, Menezes began his career with Nestle in 1981 and went on to work with reputed companies like Hamilton and Whirlpool among others
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On Google CEO Sundar Pichai's 44th birthday, we look at some head honchos of top global companies, who are of Indian origin

 

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