CHITRA RAMAKRISHNA


Chitra Ramkrishna, managing director & chief executive officer of the  National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE), poses for a photograph in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Ramkrishna wants to retain the startup culture of her early days that helped grow the NSE into the world's third-largest bourse by number of trades and the leader in India with an 82 percent market share that dwarfs the 140-year-old Bombay Stock Exchange, or BSE. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Chitra Ramkrishna

CHITRA RAMAKRISHNA

Citizenship/Residence India On April 1, 2013,

Chitra Ramkrishna became the third person, and most importantly the first woman, director and chief executive officer of the National Stock Exchange (NSE), India’s largest stock exchange. She was one of five people handpicked to start the National Stock Exchange (NSE). As the MD and CEO, Ms. Ramkrishna has not only maintained the rich legacy of this great institution, but her tireless endeavour has ensured it has scaled new heights. Ramkrishna, is a true patron of Mahatma Gandhi’s ideologies and wants to make stock markets accessible to India’s middle classes using the exchange-traded baskets of securities known as ETFs. She was awarded with Forbes Women Leader of the year (2013)

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