Arundhati Bhattacharya amongst top 5 powerful women in finance
Mumbai: Arundhati Bhattacharya, the first woman chairperson of the country's largest bank State Bank of India (SBI) , has moved up further on the ladder having being bracketed among the top five most powerful women in finance.
She has moved up to fifth spot as compared to 10 th last year, according to prestigious Forbes magazine. Overall, Arundhati Bhattacharya is placed at 25th spot in Forbes' list of 'The World's 100 Most Powerful Women',
Bhattacharya is credited with transforming the over 200 year-old bank into technology-driven banking hub. At present SBI has a vast network of about 17,000 branches in 36 countries with customer base of over 330 million