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Top Companies in India

Company

Sector

Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

Other Details

Axis Bank

BFSI

Mumbai

Adarsh Kishore;
Shikha Sharma

Chairman;
MD & CEO

Founded in 1994 in Ahmedabad, It is one of the top 5


private sector Indian Banks in India.

Automobile

Pune

Rahul Bajaj;
Rajiv Bajaj

Chairman;
MD

Founded in 1945 as M/s Bachraj Trading Co, it is


world's 4th largest two wheeler manufacturer, Indias
2nd largest two wheeler manufacturer, and the worlds
fourth-largest two- and three-wheeler maker.

Bank of Baroda

BFSI

Vadodara &
Mumbai

S S Mundra

Chairman &
MD

Maharajah of Baroda Sir Sayajirao Gaekwad III


founded the Bank in 1908 in the princely state of
Baroda, in Gujarat. The bank was nationalized in 1969.
It is the third largest bank in India.

Bank of India

BFSI

Mumbai

Vijayalakshmi R
Iyer

Chairman &
MD

The first bank founded and promoted by a diverse


group of Hindus, Muslims, Parsis, and Jews in 1906 to
serve all the communities in India.

Bharat
Electronics Ltd.

Others Electronic

Anil Kumar

Chairman &
MD

Founded in 1954, it is a government owned Electronics


company having Navratna Status. The company
primarily manufactures advanced electronic products
for Indian Armed Forces.

Chairman &
MD;
CEO

Formerly known as Bharti Tele-Ventures Ltd, it was


founded in 1995 and is India's largest cellular service
provider and world's third largest, in-country mobile
operator and fifth-largest integrated telecom operator.

Bajaj Auto

Bangalore

Sunil Mittal
Bharti Airtel

Telecom

New Delhi
Gopal Vittal

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BHEL

Biocon

Sector

Others Power

Pharma

Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

Other Details

New Delhi

B. Prasada Rao

Chairman &
MD

Founded in 1962 - it is one of Indias nine largest


PSUs, known as the Navratnas or the nine jewels and
the largest engineering and manufacturing enterprise in
India including diverse sectors such as Power, Oil &
Gas, Transmission & Distribution, and others.

Bangalore

Kiran
MazumdarShaw

Chairman &
MD

Founded in 1978, it is India's leading biotechnology


enterprise. The company ranks first in Asia in terms of
revenues and market capitalization and sixteenth
globally.

BPCL

Petrochemical

Bangalore

R.K. Singh

Chairman &
MD

Britannia
Industries

FMCG

Kolkata

Nusli Wadia;
Ms. Vinita Bali

Chairman;
MD

BSNL

Telecom

New Delhi

R.K. Upadhyay

Chairman &
MD

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Founded in 1976 after the nationalization of Burmah


Shell Company and is part of the elite Fortune 500
companies and Forbes 2000 listings in the world. It is
involved in the Refining and Retailing of petroleum
products.
The company has had various owners at different
times. Presently, it is owned by Danone, Kalabakan
Investments in partnership with Wadia Group. It is one
of Indias leading biscuit firms, with an estimated 38%
market share.
It has been in business since the 19th century but was
incorporated in 2000. BSNL is one of the largest
cellular service providers and the largest landline
telephone provider in India. It has footprints all over
India except Delhi and Mumbai, which are managed by
MTNL. This is expected to be the 5th Maha Navratna
PSU.

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Present
Leadership

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Canara Bank

BFSI

Bangalore

Rajiv Kishore
Dubey

Chairman &
MD

Cipla

Pharma

Mumbai

Y.K. Hamied

Chairman &
MD

Coal India Ltd.

Others - Coal

Kolkata

S Narsing Rao

Chairman &
MD

Crompton
Greaves

Others Electrical

Mumbai

Gautam Thapar
Laurent
Demortier

Chairman,
CEO

Ghaziabad

Dr. Anand
Burman; Sunil
Duggal; Amit
Burman

Chairperson;
CEO; ViceChairman

Dabur India

Roots Education

Pharma

Other Details
Founded by late Sri. Ammembal Subba Rao Pai in
1906 as Canara Bank Hindu Permanent Fund in
Mangalore. It was nationalized in 1969 with 13 other
major commercial banks. In terms of business, it is one
of the largest nationalized commercial banks in India.
Cipla, originally founded by Khwaja Abdul
Hamied as The Chemical, Industrial & Pharmaceutical
Laboratories, is a prominent Indian pharmaceutical
company, best-known outside its home country for
manufacturing low-cost anti-AIDS drugs for HIVpositive patients in developing countries. It is the
largest manufacturer of Antiretroviral Drugs for
HIV/AIDS by units produced and distributed.
Coal India Limited (CIL) is an Indian state-controlled
coal company. It is the world's largest coal miner .It
was formerly owned entirely by the Union Government
of India, under the administrative control of
the Ministry of Coal. It is involved in coal mining and
production industry. It holds Navratna Status.
The company is a part of the Avantha Group and is one
of the top electrical transformer companies in the world
with the largest transformers export share in India. It is
engaged in design, manufacturing and marketing of
products related to power generation and transmission.
Founded by Dr. S.K. Burman in 1884 as a small
pharmacy, it is today one of the largest companies in
the Health, Personal care and Food products. Dabur
India Limited is the fourth largest FMCG Company in
India

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DLF

Other - Real
Estate

New Delhi

Kushal Pal
Singh

Chairman &
Majority
Owner

Dr. Reddys Lab

Pharma

Hyderabad

GV Prasad

Chairman &
CEO

Eicher Group

Automobile

Gurgoan

Siddharth Lal

CEO

Essar Group

Others

Mumbai

Shashi Ruia;
Ravi Ruia

Chairman;
ViceChairman

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DLF Limited or DLF (originally Delhi Land and
Finance) is the India's biggest real estate
developer based in New Delhi, India. The DLF Group
was founded by Raghuvendra Singh in 1946. DLF
developed residential colonies in Delhi such as Krishna
Nagar, South Extension, Greater Kailash, Kailash
Colony and Hauz Khas.
Founded in 1984 by Dr. Anji Reddy, it is today India's
second biggest pharmaceutical company. The company
has more than 190 medications ready for patients to
take, 60 active pharmaceutical ingredients for drug
manufacture,
diagnostic
kits, critical
care and
biotechnology products.
The Co. was formed in 1959 with its tractor division
though its origin can be traced back to 1948 when
Goodearth Co. was established for the distribution and
service of imported tractors. The Co. rolled out India's
first tractor - this division was sold to TAFE in 2005. It
continues to remain one of India's leading automaker.
The company is has a joint venture with AB Volvo and
as on 1st July, 2009, it was renamed Volvo Eicher
Commercial Vehicle Ltd.
The company has diverse interests in the field of
telecommunications, Shipping, Steel, Construction,
Power, and Oil.

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GAIL

HCL
Technologies

HDFC Bank

Hero Motocorp

Hindustan
Aeronautics
Limited

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Sector

Petrochemical

IT Services

BFSI

Automobile

Aerospace

Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

Other Details

New Delhi

Shri B. C.
Tripathi

Chairman &
MD

Formerly known as Gas Authority of India, it was


founded in 1984 and is India's largest state-owned
Natural Gas Transportation Company. It is a Navratna
PSU.

Shiv Nadar;
Vineet Nayar

Founder,
Chairman &
Chief
Strategy
Officer; VP
& JMD

HCL Technologies is a global IT Services company


headquartered in Noida, a suburb of Delhi, India led by
Vineet Nayar. It was founded in 1991 and is today one
of the top 5 IT services company in India.

Noida

Mumbai

New Delhi

Bangalore

C. M. Vasudev;
Mr. Aditya Puri

Brijmohan Lal
Munjal; Deya
Varadh Sens;
Pawan Munjal
RK Tyagi;
S.Subrahmanya
n, SK Jha & P
Soundara Rajan

Chairman;
Managing
Director

Founder;
Chairman
Director; MD
& CEO

Chairman;
MD

HDFC Bank Ltd. is a commercial bank of India,


incorporated in August 1994, after the Reserve Bank of
India allowed
establishing
private
sector
banks. Promoted by the HDFC (Housing Development
Finance Corporation,), it is one of India's top 5 private
Banks listed in the NYSE.
A joint venture between the Hero Group and Honda
Motor Company was established in 1984 as the Hero
Honda Motors Limited at Dharuhera, India. In 2010, it
was reported that Honda planned to sell its stake in the
venture to the Munjal family
Founded in 1940 as Hindustan Aircraft by Walchand
Hirachand for producing military aircraft for Indian Air
Force. It assumed the present name in 1964. It is one of
Asia's largest aerospace companies. The company is
involved in design, fabrication, and assembly of
aircraft, jet engines, helicopter and spares. It is
Government owned company having Navratna Status

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Hindustan
Unilever Ltd.

HPCL

ICICI Bank

IDBI Bank

Idea Cellular

Roots Education

Sector

FMCG

Petrochemical

BFSI

BFSI

Telecom

Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

Other Details

Mumbai

Harish
Manwani;
Nitin Paranjpe

Chairman;
CEO & MD

Formerly known as Hindustan Lever Limited, it was


founded in 1933 as Lever Brother's Ltd. Today, it is
India's largest fast moving consumer goods company
and is known for producing some of the best business
leaders consistently.

Mumbai

S Roy
Choudhury

Chairman &
MD

Mumbai

K.V. Kamath;
Chanda Kochhar

It is one of India's largest integrated oil refining and


marketing companies that is part of Fortune 500
companies and Navratna PSU. It owns and operates the
largest Lube Refinery in India amounting to 40% of the
Indias total lube base oil production.

It is the second largest bank in India and the largest


Chairman;
private sector bank in India by market capitalization.
MD and CEO ICICI Banks shares are listed on the NYSE. It was
founded in 1954 as Industrial Credit and Investment
Corporation of India.

Mumbai

R. M. Malla

Chairman &
Chief MD

Mumbai

Kumar
Mangalam
Birla;
Mr. Himanshu
Kapania

Chairman;
MD

Formed in 1964 for the purpose of providing


developmental credit, today it is one of the largest other
public sector banks providing commercial banking
services.
It is a part of the Aditya Birla Group and is one of the
largest GSM service providers in the telecom space in
India.

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Indian Oil
Corporation

Infosys
Technologies

ITC

Larsen &
Toubro

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Sector

Petrochemical

Software

FMCG

Others

Headquarters

Present
Leadership

New Delhi

RS Butola

Bangalore

N.R. Narayana
Murthy; S
Gopalakrishnan

Designation

Other Details

Chairman

It is India's largest commercial enterprise in the


Petroleum sector and listed in the Fortune 500 listing. It
was formed as Indian Oil Co. in 1959 and IOCL was
formed in 1964 with the merger of Indian Refineries
Ltd. IOCL and its subsidiaries amount for a 47% share
in the petroleum products market. Indian Oil operates
the largest and widest network of fuel stations in India.
It enjoys Maha Navratna status.

Chairman;
Co-Chairman

Founded in 1981 by the 3 key people and 3 others in


1981 in Pune, it went public in 1993. It is one of India's
largest IT services company listed in the NASDAQ100
Formerly stood for Imperial Tobacco Company of
India, it is now independent of Imperial Tobacco and
has diversified interests in Tobacco, Foods, Hotels,
Stationery and Greeting Cards. The company ranks
third in India for pre-tax profit. It is credited with eChoupal rural initiative to enable Indian Agriculture,
which has become a subject matter for transformational
strategy for Harvard Case Study.

Kolkata

Yogesh Chander
Deveshwar

Chairman

Mumbai

Henning HolckLarsen; Soren


Kristian Toubro;
A.M. Naik

Co-Founder;
Co-Founder;
Executive
Chairman

The company has diverse interests in the field of


construction, Hydraulic Equipments, Electrical and
Electronic Power Services, Fertilizer Projects, Medical
Electronics, Financial and IT services. It was founded
by two Danish Engineers H.H. Larsen and S.K. Toubro
in 1938.

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Present
Leadership

Mahindra &
Mahindra Ltd.

Automobile

Mumbai

Keshub
Mahindra;
Anand G.
Mahindra

Marico

FMCG

Mumbai

Harsh Mariwala

Maruti Suzuki
India Ltd.

Max India
Limited

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Automobile

Others

New Delhi

New Delhi

RC Bhargava,
Kenichi
Ayukawa

Analjit Singh

Designation

Other Details

Chairman;
ViceChairman
and MD

It was founded in 1945 as Mahindra & Mohammad and


after the partition; the name was changed to its existing
one in 1948. It manufactured the iconic jeep and from
being a manufacturer of army vehicles and tractors,
now the Co. is also into commercial vehicle segment. It
is leader in Utility Vehicle segment with its flagship
Scorpio and is India's largest SUV maker.

Chairman &
MD

The company is one of the leading consumer products


in the areas of Health and Beauty with major presence
in Edible oils, Hair oils, Shampoo etc.

Chairman,
MD & CEO

Formerly known as Maruti Udyog Limited, it was


founded in 1981 and is Indias largest passenger car
company, accounting for over 45% of the domestic car
market. The Co. is the first to mass produce and sell
more than 1 million cars in India and is credited with
bringing about automobile revolution in India. The
present name was incorporated in 2007 subsequent to
Japan's Suzuki Motor Corporation acquiring majority
stake in the company.

Chairman &
MD

Max India Limited is a multi-business corporate, driven


by the spirit of enterprise and focused on people and
service oriented businesses. It Protects Life through
its Life Insurance subsidiary, Max New York Life;
Cares for Life through its Healthcare company, Max
Healthcare; Enhances Life through its Health
Insurance company, Max Bupa Health Insurance and
Improves Life through its Clinical Research business,
Max Neeman.

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Modi Group

Moser Baer

MTNL

NALCO
(National
Aluminium
Company
Limited)

Nicholas
Piramal

Roots Education

Sector

Others

Others

Telecom

Others

Pharma

Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

Other Details

New Delhi

Krishan Kumar
Modi, Samir
Modi

Chairman,
MD

The company is one of the oldest groups having


presence in diverse industries and corporate-social
ventures. Segments include Sugar Mills, Distillery,
Pharma, Beauty products and others.

New Delhi

Deepak Puri;
Ratul Puri

Founder &
MD;
Executive
Director

Founded in 1983, it is world's 2nd largest manufacturer


of optical storage media device. Their product range
includes floppy disks, CDs, and DVDs.

A.K. Garg

CHAIRMAN
& MD

A government owned telecom provider operating in


Mumbai and Delhi. It enjoyed monopoly until 1992,
when the telecom sector was opened to other providers.
It is listed in the NYSE. It enjoys Navratna status.

CHAIRMAN
& MD

Founded in 1981 as PSU of Government of India, it is


Asia's largest and one of the world's leading and the
sixth largest aluminium manufacturing Co. It has
integrated aluminium complex, encompassing bauxite
mining, alumina refining, aluminium smelting &
casting, power generation, rail and port operations. It
enjoys Navratna status.

New Delhi

Bhubaneshwar

Mumbai

Shri Ansuman
Das

Ajay Piramal

Chairman

The company is India's second largest Pharma and


Biotechnology company. The existing company came
into existence in 1988 after the acquisition of Nicholas
Lab and subsequent mergers, acquisitions and alliances
with some of the prominent companies such as Roche
Products, ICI India's Pharma Division, Aventis
Research Facilities. Nicholas Piramal India Ltd. is now
known as Piramal Healthcare Ltd.

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NIIT

NMDC Limited

NTPC

ONGC

Roots Education

Sector

Software

Others Mineral

Others Electricity

Petrochemical

Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

Other Details

Gurgoan

Rajendra S.
Pawar

Chairman &
MD

Established in 1981 as a computer training institute,


today it is one of the top 10 Indian software exporters
with interest in computer training and technology wing
for software solutions and services.

CHAIRMAN
& MD

Founded in 1958, it is a fully government owned PSU


enjoying Navratna status. Company is involved in the
exploration of wide range of minerals such as Iron Ore,
Copper, Rock Phosphate, Lime Stone, Gymsum
manganise, diamond etc. It is India's largest iron ore
producer and exporter and has been declared as the
"Centre of Excellence" by UNIDO.

Hyderabad

C. S. Verma

New Delhi

Arup Roy
Choudhury

Chairman &
MD

Dehradun

Sudhir
Vasudeva

Chairman &
MD

It is India's largest state-owned power generation Co.


Forbes Global 2000 ranked it 317th in the world.
Though Public, Government holds 84.5% of its equity.
The
major
businesses
include
engineering,
construction, and operation of power plants, providing
consultancy to power utilities in India and abroad. The
company alone contributes to over 28.6% of power
generated in the country. It enjoys Maha Navratna
status.
Founded in 1956, it is India's most prestigious PSU
companies, which is part of the Maha Navratnas and
Fortune 500 companies. It is the highest profit making
corporation in India accounting for 77% of crude oil
production and 81% of natural gas production in India.

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Oracle Financial
Services
Software Ltd.

Software

Mumbai

Chaitanya
Kamat

CEO & MD

Formerly called I-Flex Solutions, today Oracle


corporation owns a majority stake in the company.

Pantaloon Retail
India Limited

Retail

Mumbai

Kishore Biyani

MD and
Group CEO

As of 2010, it was India's largest listed retailer by


market capitalization and revenue. It operates in
multiple retailing format including Pantaloons, Big
Bazaar, Central, Food Bazaar, Home Town, eZone etc.
It is a part of the Future Group, and operates multiple
retail formats in both the value and lifestyle segment of
the Indian consumer market.

iGATE Patni
(Formaly known
as Patni
Computers)

Software

Banglore

Gerhard
Watzinger

Interim CEO

Founded in 1978, it is a leading company with


transnational presence in the Software services and
outsourcing listed in the NYSE

Chairman &
CEO; COO

Founded in 1993, it is one of the global leaders in


Speciality Application Development for BFSI sector
owning a large set of IPR in Intellect Suite of Banking
Products.

Polaris Software
Lab Ltd.

Software

Chennai

Arun Jain;
Govind Singhal

Power Grid
Corporation

Others Power

Gurgoan

Shri. R.N.
Nayak

Chairman &
MD

Formed in 1992, the company is one of India's


prestigious PSUs with Navratna status. It is world's
largest transmission utility company.

Punjab National
Bank

BFSI

New Delhi

Sh. K. R.
Kamath

Chairman &
MD

Founded pre-partition India in 1895 in Lahore and


shifted its HQ to New Delhi after partition. It is India's
second largest state owned commercial bank.

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Ranbaxy Lab

Pharma

Gurgaon

Arun Sawhney

CEO and
Managing
Director

Raymond

Others Clothing

Mumbai

Gautam
Singhania

Chairman &
MD

Reliance
Communication

Telecom

Mumbai

Anil Ambani

Chairman &
MD

Reliance
Industries

Others

Mumbai

Mukesh Ambani

Chairman &
MD

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Founded in 1937 as a distributor for Japenese Co.
Shionogi by Rajit Singh and Gurbax Singh. It was
bought by Bhai Mohan Singh in 1952 and incorporated
in 1961. It is India's largest Pharmaceutical company.
Japanese company Daichii-Sankyo took over the
company from the founding Singh family in a deal
worth $4.6 billion by acquiring a 63.92% stake in
Ranbaxy. in 2008.
Founded in 1925, it is one of India's oldest and largest
clothing and apparel companies in India with over 60%
market share in India. Mr. Vijaypat Singhania
continues to be the Chairman Emeritus. The company
also has diverse interest in readymade garments,
engineering tools, toiletries, and air charter services.
Founded in 1994 as Reliance Infocomm, the company
is one of the flagships of Reliance- Anil Dhirubhai
Ambani Group. It is the first Co. in India to operate on
both CDMA and GSM technologies. The company
,along with Reliance Telecom and Flag Telecom, is a
part of Reliance Communications Ventures Ltd.
Founded by Dhirubhai Ambani in 1966 and managed
by his eldest son Mukesh Ambani, it is India's largest
Private sector conglomerate company by market value
and part of Fortune 500 companies in the world. The
Co. has wide interests including major segments in
Petroleum Products, Petrochemicals. Others include
Garments (under the brand Vimal) and Reliance Retail.

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R.P. Goenka;
Harsh Goenka

Chairman
Emeritus;
Chairman

Mumbai

B. K. Mandal

Chairman
and
Managing
Director

BFSI

Mumbai

Pratip
Chaudhuri

Chairman

Others - Steel

New Delhi

Chandra
Shekhar Verma

Chairman

RPG Enterprises

Others

Shipping
Corporation
of India Ltd.

Others Shipping

State Bank of
India

Steel Authority
of India

Roots Education

Headquarters

Mumbai

Other Details
One of the oldest and largest conglomerates in India.
Founded by Ramdutt Goenka in 1820, the existing
RPG enterprise was established in 1979. The group has
diverse interest and encompasses twenty companies in
the areas of Power, Tyre, Transmission, IT, Retail,
Entertainment, Carbon Black, and Speciality and owns
some of the finest brands in each of the segments
including CEAT Tyres, Spencers, SaReGaMa.
Founded in 1961, it is a state owned shipping company
enjoying Navratna status having global presence in the
shipping segment. SCI started out with 19 vessels. It
gradually metamorphosed into a conglomerate having
83 ships of 4.6 million metric tons deadweight (DWT)
with interests in 10 different segments of the shipping
trade.
It is the largest of the Big Four Banks of India. It is the
29th most reputed company in the world according to
Forbes. It has its ancestry traced back to Bank of
Calcutta, which was later amalgamated as Imperial
Bank along with Bank of Bombay and Bank of Madras
and later became SBI in 1955. In 1959, 8 other State
Banks were merged with SBI and in 2008 one more
Bank namely State Bank of Saurashtra merged with
SBI. The Bank is listed in the LSE.
Founded in 1954, it is one of the largest state-owned
steel makers in India. It is a public sector undertaking
which trades publicly in the market is largely owned
by Government of India and acts like an operating
company. It enjoys Maha Navratna status.

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Tata
Consultancy
Services

Sector

Software

Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

Mumbai

Cyrus Mistry, N. Chairman,


Chandrasekaran CEO & MD

Chairman(E
meritus);
Chairman;
Vice
Chairman

Tata Motors

Automobile

Mumbai

Ratan Tata;
Cyrus Mistry,
Ravi Kant

Tata Power

Others Power

Mumbai

Cyrus Mistry

Chairman

Mumbai

Kishor Anant
Chaukar,
Narasimhan
Srinat

Chairman;
MD

Tata
Teleservices

Roots Education

Telecom

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It is part of the one of the largest and oldest
conglomerates Tata Group. Established in 1968, TCS is
India's largest IT and BPO service provider. The
company is listed on the National Stock Exchange and
Bombay Stock Exchange of India.
Formerly known as TELCO, the Co. was founded by
JRD Tata in 1945, it is India's largest automobile and
commercial vehicle manufacturing company and
among the top three in passenger vehicles. Tata Motors
is a dual-listed company traded on both the Bombay
Stock Exchange, as well as on the New York Stock
Exchange. Tata Motors in 2005, was ranked among the
top 10 corporations in India. Tata Motors surpassed
Reliance to win the coveted title of 'India's most
valuable brand' in a annual survey conducted by Brand
Finance and The Economic Times.
Founded in 1911, as Tata Hydroelectric Power Supply
Company the present company is the amalgamated
company with Andhra Valley Power Supply Company.
It is India's largest private sector electricity generating
company with presence in thermal, hydro, solar, and
wind energy.
Part of TATA Group, the company was founded in
2000 and offers diverse telecommunication products
and services including the flagship TATA Indicom
brand. Incorporated in 1996, Tata Teleservices was the
first to launch CDMA mobile services in India with the
Andhra Pradesh circle.

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Tata Steel

Others - Steel

Mumbai

Cyrus Mistry,
H. M. Nerurkar

Chairman;
MD

Torrent Pharma

Pharma

Ahmedabad

Sudhir Mehta

Chairman

TVS Motors

Automobile

Chennai

Venu Srinivasan

Chairman &
MD

Wipro

Software

Bangalore

Azim Premji

Chairman

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Tata Steel, formerly known as TISCO and Tata Iron
and Steel Company Limited, is the world's seventh
largest steel company. It is the largest private sector
steel company in India in domestic production. Ranked
258th on Fortune Global 500, it is part of Tata Group
of companies. Tata Steel is also India's second-largest
and second-most profitable company in private sector.
Tata steel in the 8th most valuable brand according to
an annual survey conducted by Brand Finance and The
Economic Times in 2010.
Founded in 1959 as Trinity Laboratories by U.V.
Mehta, it is the flagship company of the Torrent Group
that also has a significant interest in the Power sector.
Torrent Pharma is one of the largest pharma company
in India with over 1000 product registrations globally.
TVS Motor Company is the third largest two-wheeler
manufacturer in India and is among the world's top ten.
Formed in 1911 by T.V. Sundaram Iyengar, the
company is famous for its mopeds and scooterettes. It
is a part of the TVS Group. It is India's only twowheeler company to have won the Deming Prize
awarded for commitment to quality control, received in
2002.
Founded in 1945 as Vegetable Oil Co., today, it has
diverse interest in FMCG, ITES, Engineering, and
Healthcare businesses. Its major division today is
Technologies that develops computers and software
products and provides IT enabled services. The
company is listed in NYSE. It is the9th most valuable
brand in India according to an annual survey conducted
by Brand Finance and The Economic Times in 2010.

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Acer
Incorporated

Sector

Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

IT / Software

Taipei, Taiwan

Zhentang Wang

Chairman & CEO

Adobe Systems

IT / Software

San Jose,
California,
USA

Charles Geschke;
John Warnock;
Shantanu
Narayen

Founder; Founder;
President & CEO

Apple Inc.

IT / Software

California,
USA

Arthur D
Levinson, Tim
Cook

Chairman; CEO

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Founded by Stan Shih in 1976, it


produces Computer Hardware. It is a
Taiwan-based multinational computer
technology and electronics corporation
that manufactures desktop and laptop
PCs, personal digital assistants (PDAs),
servers, storage devices, displays, smartphones and peripherals. Acer provides ebusiness
services
for
business,
government, education, and home users.
Founded by Charles Geshchke, John
Warnock in Mountain View, California
in 1982. The company is mainly
involved in the creation of multimedia
and creativity softwares and internet
application software development. It
acquired its main rival Macromedia in
2005.
Founded in 1976 as Apple Computer
Inc. and continued to operate under this
name until 2007, when it acquired the
existing name due to its expansion into
consumer electronics market. The
company was named as the most
admired company in US by the Fortune
Magazine in 2008.

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Audi

Bank of America

Barclays

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Automobile

Headquarters

Ingolstadt,
Germany

BFSI

Charlotte,
North Carolina

BFSI

One Churchill
Place,
Canary Wharf, ,
London,
England, UK

Present
Leadership

Designation

Other Details

Rupert Stadler;
Wolfgang Egger

Chairman of the
Board of
Management;
Head of designs

The company was founded in 1910 by


August Horch. Since 1964, the company
is almost completely owned by the
Volkswagen Group - 99.7%. It is into
production of various types of cars.

Charles O.
Holliday; Brian
Moynihan

Sir David Walker


Antony Jenkins

Chairman of the
board; President
and CEO

Group Chairman;
Group Chief
Executive

Founded by Amadeo Giannini as Bank


of Italy in 1904, this Bank merged with
Bank of America and the new entity was
formed in 1929. Presently, the Bank is
the largest financial services company,
and purchased the troubled Meryl Lynch
recently.
Barclays PLC is a major British
multinational financial services firm. As
of 2010, it is the world's 10th-largest
banking and financial services group and
the world's 21st-largest company
according to a composite measure
by Forbes magazine.
Founded
by
several banks united under one banner
called Barclays & Co., it has its origin
tracing back to John Frearne and
Thomas Gould, who started as
Goldsmith Bankers in 1690. Barclays
plc is a British financial services firm
operating worldwide. It is a holding
company that is listed on the London
and New York stock exchanges. It is a
constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.

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Bayer

Sector

Pharma

Headquarters

Leverkusen,
Germany

Munich,
Germany

Present
Leadership

Designation

Other Details

Marijn Dekkers;
Manfred
Schneider

CEO; Chairman of
the Supervisory
Board

Founded by Friedrich Bayer and Johann


Friedrich in 1863 and owner of popular
brand Aspirin. Bayer AG shares are
listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange,
the London
Stock
Exchange and
previously on the New York Stock
Exchange.

Norbert
Reithofer;
Joachim Milberg

CEO and
Chairman of
Board of
Management;
Chairman of the
Supervisory Board

Bayerische Motoren Werke: Founded by


Karl Friedrich Rapp by 1916. Subsidiary
includes Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. The
Company earlier owned the Rover which was sold off. BMW produces
motorcycles under BMW Motorrad
and Husqvarna brands. BMW is known
for its performance and luxury vehicles.

BMW

Automobile

Boeing

Others - Aerospace
& Defense

Chicago, USA

James McNerney

CEO

Founded in 1916 by William E. Boeing


in Seattle, today it is world's largest
aircraft manufacturer and third largest
aerospace and defense contractor.

Bridgestone
Corporation

Others

Tokyo, Japan

Shoshi Arakawa

CEO

Founded in 1931 by Shojiro Ishibashi, it


is a multinational rubber conglomerate
and world's leading tyre producer.

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Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

Cadbury

FMCG

London, UK

Anand Kripalu

President, India &


South East Asia

Canon

IT / Software

Tokyo, Japan

Fujio Mitarai;
Tsuneji Uchida

Chairman & CEO;


President & COO

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The company can be traced back to 1824


when John Cadbury began vending tea,
coffee, and chocolate. Gradually the
company grew and merged with
Scheweppes in 1969 when the company
was called Cadbury Scheweppes - this
was again demerged in 2007 and now
called in its old name. The company is a
major confectioner and produces the
major brand Dairy Milk.
Founded by Takeshi Mitarai, Goro
Toshida, Saburo Uchida, Takeo Maeda
in 1937, the company is one of the
leading players in Imaging industry and
has lot of Firsts to its credit including
camera with embedded Ink jet printer
micro-computer, using bubble jet
technology etc. Canon is a manufacturer
of business and consumer imaging
products which includes printers,
scanners, binoculars, compact digital
cameras, film and digital SLR cameras,
and lenses. Lesser known Canon
products include medical, optical and
broadcast
products,
including
ophthalmic and x-ray devices, broadcast
semiconductors,
digital
lenses,
microfilm scanners, and Handy Terminal
Solutions.

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Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

Chrysler LLC

Automobile

Michigan, USA

Sergio
Marchionne

Chairman &
CEO

Cisco Systems

IT / Software

San Jose,
California,
USA

John T.
Chambers

Chairman & CEO

Citigroup

BFSI

New York,
USA

Michael E. O
Neill, Michael
Corbat

Chairman; CEO

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Founded in 1925 by Walter P. Chrysler.


With the merger of the company with
Daimler-Benz, the company was called
Daimler Chrysler between 1998 and
2007 until its demerger, when Daimler
sold its 80.1% stake in Chrysler to
Cerberus Capital Management. The
company was in dire financial crisis in
2008 and announced its closure of North
American Plant for lack of cash.
Founded by Len Bosack, Sandy Lerner
in 1984 and later joined by Richard
Troiano. The company is one of the
most successful computer networking
domain and developed commercially
successful
routers
that
multiple
networks. Cisco is one of the world's
biggest technology corporations.
Founded in 1812 as Citibank of New
York, today it is the commercial banking
division of Citigroup. Citigroup was
formed by the merger of banking giant
Citicorp and Travelers Group in 1998.
The company has the largest financial
services network in the world. Citigroup
is one of the Big Four banks in the
United States.

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Colgate
Palmolive

Daimler AG

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FMCG

Automobile

Headquarters

New York,
USA

Stuttgart,
Germany

Present
Leadership

Designation

Ian M. Cook

CEO

Dieter Zetsche;
Manfred Bischoff

CEO & Chairman


of the
Management
Board; Chairman
of the Supervisory
Board

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The company has its origin dating back


to William Colgate & Co. founded in
1806. The existing name was acquired
after the very popular soap - Palmolive.
Colgate-Palmolive Company is an
American
diversified multinational
corporation focused on the production,
distribution and provision of household,
health care and personal productsUnder
its "Hill's" brand, it is also a
manufacturer of veterinary products.
Though the company is in existence for
more than a century, the existing
company was formed in 2007 after the
demerger of Daimler and its US
counterpart Chrysler. Originally, the
Daimler was formed in 1890, and then
entered into an agreement with Benz &
Cie in 1924, which then was formally
merged as Daimler-Benz AG in 1926. It
car
is
the
thirteenth-largest
manufacturer and second-largest truck
manufacturer in the world. In addition
to automobiles, Daimler manufactures
buses and provides financial services
through its Daimler Financial Services
arm. Daimler produces cars and trucks
under
the brands of Mercedes-Benz,
Maybach, Smart, Freightliner and others.

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Company

Dell Computer

Sector

Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

IT / Software

Texas, USA

Michael S. Dell

Chairman & CEO

Deutsche Bank

BFSI

Frankfurt,
Germany

Paul Achleitner,
Juergen Fitschen
&Anshuman Jain

Chairman; CoCEO

Exxon Mobil

Others

Irving, Texas,
USA

Rex W. Tillerson

Chairman & CEO

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Founded by Michael Dell in 1984 as


PC's Limited, it is one of the top and
largest computer sales company, which
is a part of Fortune 500 Companies. Dell
is listed at #38 on the Fortune
500. Fortune also lists Dell as the 5th
most admired company in its industry.
Founded in 1870 as specialized bank for
providing foreign trade services, the
Bank merged with 10 local banks in
1929 - considered to be one of the
largest German Banking mergers of that
age. The bank played a key role in
Hitler's rule in the World War II. Post
war, the bank was broken down to 10
regional banks and again reconsolidated
under three banks that were again
merged as the existing bank in 1957.
Formed by the merger of Exxon and
Mobil in 1999, both these companies
trace their origin to the same company,
namely, Standard Oil Company formed
by John D. Rockefeller. The parent
company was split into 34 companies 2
of them being Exxon and Mobil. Today,
the company is the largest Oil producers
in the world and part of the top 2
Fortune 500 company. ExxonMobil is
the largest of the six oil supermajors.

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Sector

Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Fiat Group

Automobile

Turin, Italy

John Elkann,
Sergio
Marchionne;

Ford

Automobile

Michigan, USA

William C. Ford,
Jr; Alan R.
Mulally

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Chairman CEO

Executive
Chairman;
President & CEO

Other Details

Founded in 1899 by Giovanni Agnelli,


the company is a major Italian Car
manufacturer. The company is also into
Publishing, Finance, Metallurgy. The
most popular brands of the automobile
division include Ferrari and Maserati. In
September 2010, shareholders approved
a plan to split Fiat's industrial business
from the group. The Fiat Industrial unit
includes Iveco and
farm
gear
maker CNH Global NV, and will have a
separate listing on the Milan stock
exchange from January 3, 2011.
Founded in 1903 by the legendary Henry
Ford, it is the one of the top 5 auto
makers in the world. Ford also owns
Volvo Cars of Sweden, a small stake in
Mazda of Japan, Aston Martin in UK.
The company sold its Jaguar and Land
Rover subsidiaries to India's TATA
Motors in 2008. Ford is the second
largest automaker in the U.S. and the
fourth-largest in the world based on
annual vehicle sales, directly behind
Volkswagen Group. At the end of 2009,
Ford was the third largest automaker in
Europe. Ford is the eighth-ranked overall
American-based company in the
2010 Fortune 500 list.

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Company

General Motors

Google

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Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

Automobile

Michigan, USA

Daniel Akerson;
Mark Reuss

Chairman & CEO;


President

IT / Software

California,
USA

Eric E. Schmidt;
Larry Page;
Sergey Brin

Executive
Chairman; Cofounder & CEO;
Co-founder

Other Details

Founded in 1908 by William C. Durant,


it is one of the top five automakers in the
world. The major branding division
includes Chevrolet. The company has
been in financial crisis and received
bailout out of the auto bail out plan
released by President Bush in Dec 08.
The company was founded in 1998,
though its origins can be traced back to
1996, when the idea of search engine
was part of the research project
undertaken by its founders. Today, it is
the leading internet search engine and
the company is ranked as the Best Place
to work by Fortune Magazine. The
company offers online productivity
software, such as its Gmail e-mail
software, and social networking tools,
including Orkut and
Google
Buzz.
Googles products extend to the
desktop as well, with applications such
as the web browser Google Chrome,
organization
and
the Picasa photo
editing software, and the Google
Talk instant
messaging application.
Alexa lists the main U.S.-focused
google.com site as the Internet's most
visited
website,
and
numerous
international Google sites.

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Sector

Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

Hewlett Packard

IT / Software

California,
USA

Ralph Whitworth;
Meg Whitman

Interim Chairman;
President & CEO

Honda

Automobile

Tokyo, Japan

Takanobu Ito

President; CEO &


Representative
Director

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Popularly referred to as HP, the


company was formed in 1939 by Bill
Hewlett and David Packard. It is one of
the
world's
largest
technology
companies having presence in computer
systems,
peripherals,
software,
consulting and IT services.
Founded in 1948 by Soichiro Honda, it
is one of the largest auto makers and
world's largest engine maker. The
company produces varied automobiles,
trucks, ATV, bikes, scooters, electrical
generators, robotics, marine equipments,
jets etc. Honda has been the world's
largest motorcycle manufacturer since
1959, as well as the world's largest
manufacturer of internal combustion
engines measured by volume, producing
more than 14 million internal
combustion engines each year. Honda
surpassed Nissan in 2001 to become the
second-largest Japanese automobile
manufacturer. As of August 2008,
Honda surpassed Chrysler as the fourth
largest automobile manufacturer in the
United States. Honda is the sixth largest
automobile manufacturer in the world.

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Company

Sector

Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

Hyundai Motor
Company

Automobile

Seoul, South
Korea

Chung MongKoo

Chairman and
CEO

IBM

IT / Software

New York,
USA

Ginni Rometty

President, CEO &


Chairman

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Founded in 1967 by Chung Ju-Yung, it


is one of the largest automakers and has
the world's largest integrated automobile
manufacturing plant at Ulsan. Brands
include Accent, Santro, Getz, Genesis,
Sonata, i10, 20, 30. The company traces
back its origin to Tabulating Machine
Corporation, which was formed by
Herman Hollerith in 1896. After a series
of mergers, it was known as Computing
Tabulating
Recording
(CTR)
corporation, whose General Manager
was Thomas J. Watson Sr. in 1914,
President in 1915. He went on to make
the company as it is known now.
International
Business
Machines
Corporation (IBM) nicknamed Big Blue,
was first used in 1917 and incorporated
in 1924. It is one of the largest computer
companies offering computer hardware,
software,
infrastructure,
hosting,
consulting services from Mainframes to
Nanotechnology. Known for its high
quality research, the company has
produced three Nobel Award winners
and many others. In 2010, IBM was
ranked the 20th largest firm in the U.S.
by Fortune and the 33rd largest globally
by Forbes.

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Company

Sector

Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

Intel

IT / Software

Santa Clara,
USA

Andy Bryant;
Brian Krzanich
Rene James

Chairman; CEO;
President

Johnson &
Johnson

FMCG

New Jersey,
USA

William C.
Weldon; Alex
Gorsky

Chairman; CEO

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Founded by Robert Noyce and Gordon


E. Moore with executive support of
Andrew Grove in 1968 as Integrated
Electronics Corporation, Intel, today it is
world's largest semiconductor company
and inventor of x86 series of
microprocessors found in most personal
computers. Some of the most popular
brands
include
Pentium
series
processors.
Founded by Robert, James, and Edward
Johnson in 1886, it is one of the most
admired and respected global pharma,
medical device, and health care product
provider. The brands include Band Aid Bandages; Baby products range; Clean
and Clear - Skin & Beauty Products;
Acuvue - Contact Lenses and more. The
company is part of the Fortune 500
companies. It consistently ranks at the
top of Harris Interactive's National
Corporate Reputation Survey, ranking as
the world's most respected company
by Barron's Magazine and was the first
corporation awarded the Benjamin
Franklin Award for Public Diplomacy
by the U.S. State Department for its
funding of international education
programs.

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Sector

Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

Kellogg's

FMCG

Battle Creek,
Michigan, USA

James Jenness;
John A. Bryant

Chairman;
President & CEO

Lenovo

IT / Software

Beijing, China;
North Carolina,
USA

Yang Yuanqing

Chairman & CEO

Koo Bon-moo;
Yu Sig Kang;
Juno Cho,

CEO and
Chairman; Vice
Chairman& CoCEO;
EVP, COO, &
Director

LG

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Seoul, Korea

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Founded by Will Keith Kellogg in 1906,


it is world's leading producer of cereal
and leading brand in other confectionery
products including cookies, crackers,
Toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruitflavored snacks, frozen waffles, and
vegetarian foods
Founded in 1984, the company is
China's largest and world's top 5 PC
manufacturers in the world. It acquired
the PC division of IBM in 2005 and
have the rights to use the IBM brand till
2010. The company also produces
Laptops, imaging equipments, mobile
phones. In 2009, Lenovo was the fourth
largest vendor of personal computers in
the world.
Founded by Koo In Hoe in 1958 as Gold
Star, the existing company is the merged
entity of Lucky and Goldstar. It is the
flagship company of LG group, which is
one of the biggest conglomerates in the
world. It is also the second largest TV
maker and third largest mobile phone
manufacturer in the world.
LG
produces electronics, chemicals, telecom
products, and operates subsidiaries
like LG Electronics, LG Display, LG
Telecom, LG Chem in over 80 countries.

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L'Oreal

Master Card

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FMCG

BFSI

Headquarters

Paris, France

New York,
USA

Present
Leadership

Designation

Jean Paul Agon;


Liliane
Bettencourt

Founded by Eugene Schuller in 1909, it


is world's largest cosmetics and beauty
company. It is also a top nanotechnology
patent holder in the US and is active in
the field of Dermatological and
Pharmaceuticals. Liliane Bettencourt is
the daughter of the Founder and along
with Nestle - both have a considerable
stake holding in the company. In 2008,
Chairman & CEO;
L'Oral was named Europe's top
Non-Executive
business employer by The European
Director and major
Student Barometer, a survey conducted
shareholder
by Trendence that covers 20 European
countries and incorporates the responses
of over 91,000 students. The L'OralUNESCO Awards for Women in
Science was established to improve the
position of women in science by
recognizing
outstanding
women
researchers who have contributed to
scientific progress.

Richard N.
Haythornthwaite;
Ajay Banga

Chairman;
President & CEO

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Originally founded in 1966 with a


license as Master Charger, the company
is one of the principal business providers
for processing payments between banks
of merchants and purchases.

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Sector

Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

Microsoft

IT / Software

Redmond,
Washington,
USA

Bill Gates; Steve


Ballmer

Chairman; CEO

Mittal / ArcelorMittal Steel

Others - Steel

Rotterdam, The
Netherlands;
Luxembourg

Lakshmi Mittal;
Aditya Mittal

Founder,
Chairman & CEO;
CFO

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Founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in


1975, it is one of the largest producers of
computer operating systems in the
world. It develops, manufactures,
licenses, and supports wide range of
software products. Popularly sold brand
is the Microsoft Windows operating
system. It is a Fortune 500 company that
has produces around 12000 millionaire
employees. The company has diversified
in recent years into the video game
industry with the Xbox and its successor,
the Xbox 360 as well as into the
consumer electronics market with Zune
and the Windows Phone OS.
Founded by Lakshmi N. Mittal in 1976
in Calcutta and later known as Ispat
International formed in 1989 with its HQ
in Indonesia, then in 2004 with the
merger with International Steel Group,
also owned by Mittal, it came to be
known as Mittal Steel Company. With
the M&A deal with Arcelor in 2006,
now it is known by Arcelor Mittal and is
the world's largest steel producer by
volume and turnover.

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Sector

Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

Morgan Stanley

BFSI

New York,
USA

James P. Gorman

Chairman & CEO

Nestle

FMCG

Vevey,
Switzerland

Peter BrabeckLetmathe; Paul


Bulcke

Chairman; CEO

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Founded in 1935 by Henry S. Morgan


and Harold Stanley after they left the
J.P. Morgan & Co. after the Glass
Steagall Act that prohibited businesses
from having both retail and investment
banking entity under single holding co.
This once famous investment bank and
part of the Fortune 500 companies was
hard hit during the recent financial crisis
and was granted permission to change
from investment bank to bank holding
co. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group of
Japan purchased 21% stake in the co and
helped avoid bankruptcy. The main areas
of business for the firm today are Global
Wealth
Management,
Institutional
Securities and Investment Management.
Founded by Henri Nestle in 1866 as
infant food products company, the
existing company was formed with its
merger with Anglo Swiss Milk
Company in 1905. The current name
came into use only as late as 1977.
Today the company has lots of brands
across varied product lines including
Nescafe, Maggi. The product line has
baby food, coffee, dairy products,
breakfast cereals, confectionery, bottled
water, ice cream, pet foods and more.

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Sector

Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

News Corp

Others

New York,
USA

Rupert Murdoch;
Chase Carey

Chairman, CEO
and Founder;
President & COO

Nike Inc.

FMCG

Oregon, USA

Philip H. Knight;
Mark Parker

Chairman; CEO &


President

Samsung
Electronics

FMCG

Suwon, South
Korea

Lee Kun-hee; Lee


Jae-yong; Kwon
Oh-hyun

Chairman; ViceChairman; ViceChairman & CEO

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Founded by Rupert Murdoch in 1979 in


Adelaide Australia, it is one of the
largest
media
conglomerate
and
entertainment company. Its interest
includes Films, TV, Cable programming,
Satellite TV, Magazines, Newspapers,
Books, Sporting Events, Websites. It is
the
world's
third-largest
media
conglomerate as of 2008, and the world's
third largest in entertainment as of 2009.
Founded by Phil Knight and Bill
Bowerman in 1964 as Blue Ribbon
Sports and later became Nike in 1978, it
is the world's leading supplier of athletic
shoes and apparel. It also manufactures
sports equipment.
The company is part of South Korea's
one of the largest conglomerate Samsung Group founded by Lee Byungchull in 1938. Electronics division was
formed in 1969 and is the flagship
company of the group. It is the largest
consumer electronics company. In 2009,
the company took the position of the
worlds biggest IT maker by surpassing
the erstwhile leader Hewlett-Packard. Its
sales revenue in the areas of LCD and
LED displays and computer chips is the
worlds No. 1.

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Company

Sector

Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

Sony
Corporation

FMCG

Tokyo, Japan

Sir Howard
Stringer; Kazuo
Hirai

Chairman,
President & CEO

Suzuki Motors

Automobile

Hamamatsu,
Japan

Osamu Suzuki

Chairman & CEO

Toshiba
Corporation

IT / Software

Tokyo, Japan

Atsutoshi
Nishida; Norio
Sasaki

Chairman;
President

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Initially
formed
as
Tokyo
Telecommunications Engineering in
1946 by Masaru Ibuka and Akio Morita.
It is one of the largest media
conglomerates. The company is one of
the leading manufacturers of electronics,
video, communications, video game
consoles, and IT products.
The company was founded in 1909 by
Michio Suzuki. Their product line
includes motorcycles, ATV, outboard
marine engines, wheel chairs and other
small internal combustion engines. With
its association with Maruti Udyog India,
this subsidiary is the largest of the
Suzuki Motors. Suzuki is the 9th largest
automobile manufacturer in the world by
production volume.
The company was formed by the merger
of two companies in 1939. The
companies
interest
includes
infrastructure,
consumer
products,
electronics. The company is one of the
leading PC manufacturers in the world.
In 2009, Toshiba was the world's fifth
largest personal computer vendor, after
Hewlett-Packard of the U.S., Dell of the
U.S., Acer of Taiwan, and Lenovo of
China.

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Toyota

VISA

Volkswagen

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Headquarters

Present
Leadership

Designation

Other Details

Founded by Kiichiro Toyota in 1937, the


company is the leading auto makers in
the world. The company was also hit by
the 2008 financial crisis and requested a
loan from the Japanese Government.
TMC is the world's largest automobile
manufacturer by sales and production.

Automobile

Tokyo Aichi
Japan

Fujio Cho; Akio


Toyoda

Chairman;
President & CEO

BFSI

Foster City,
California,
USA

Joseph W.
Saunders; John
Patridge; Charles
Scharf

Executive
Chairman;
President; CEO

Automobile

Wolfsburg,
Germany

Prof. Dr.Martin
Winterkorn;
Ferdinand Pich

Chairman of the
Management
Board; Chairman
of the Supervisory
Board

Founded in Delaware in 1970, it is the


world's largest retail electronic payment
network, managing payments among
financial
institutions,
merchants,
consumers, businesses, and government
entities.
Founded in 1937. The founders were
Ferdinand Porsche and Robert Ley. The
company is one of the leading
automakers in the world and owns
various popular brands including Audi,
Skoda,
Lamborghini,
Bentley.
Volkswagen Passenger Cars is the main
subsidiary of the Group. Presently the
group is the subsidiary of Porsche
Automobile Holding SE

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Company

Yahoo

Roots Education

Sector

IT / Software

Headquarters

California,
USA

Present
Leadership

Maynard Webb;
Marissa Mayer

Designation

Other Details

Interim Chairman;
CEO

Founded by David Filo, Jerry Yang in


1995, it is one of the leading internet
service providers in the world. The
company is perhaps best known for
its web portal, search engine (Yahoo!
Search), Yahoo!
Directory, Yahoo!
Mail, Yahoo! News, advertising, online
mapping (Yahoo! Maps), video sharing
(Yahoo!
Video),
and social
media websites and services. As of
January, 2010, Yahoo held the world's
largest market share in online display
advertising.

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Punchlines & Brands


Name
ABN AMRO Bank
Accenture
Acer
Adobe
AIG
Air Canada
Allahabad Bank
Amazon.com
AMEX
Andhra Pradesh
Apple Macintosh
Astra Zeneca
Audi
Aviva Life Insurance
Bajaj Auto
Bajaj Pulsar
Bank of America
Bank of Baroda
Bank of India
Biocon
Birla Sun Life
Blogger.com
BMW
BNP Paribas
Bombay Stock Exchange

Sector
BFSI
IT
IT
IT
BFSI
Airlines
BFSI
IT
BFSI
Tourism
IT
Pharma
Automobile
BFSI
Automobile
Automobile
BFSI
BFSI
BFSI
Biotech
BFSI
IT
Automobile
BFSI
BFSI

Punchline
Making More Possible
High Performance Delivered
Life is Busy, Acer makes it Easy; Empowering People
Simplicity at Work, Better by Adobe
We Know Money
A breath of Fresh Air
A Tradition of Trust
Earth's Biggest Book Store
Equities. Options. ETFs
The Kohinoor of India
Think Different
Life Inspiring Ideas
Progress through technology
Kal Par Control
Inspiring Confidence
Definitely Male
Higher Standards
India's International Bank
Relationship Beyond Banking
The difference lies in our DNA
Your Dreams, Our Commitment
Push Button Publishing
The Ultimate Driving Machine
The Banking for a Changing World
The Edge is Efficiency

BPCL

Others - Energy / Capital


Goods / Power

Pure for Sure

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Name
Bridgestone
British Airways

Sector
Automobile
Airlines

British Petroleum
Business India
Business Today
Business World

Others - Energy / Capital


Goods / Power
Media
Media
Media

Canara Bank
Chattisgarh
Chevrolet
Chevrolet Spark
Cipla
Cisco System
Citibank
Daimler Chrysler
Dell Computers
Deutsche Bank
Dr. Reddy's Lab
e-bay
Ernst & Young

BFSI
Tourism
Automobile
Automobile
Pharma
IT
BFSI
Automobile
IT
BFSI
Pharma
IT
BFSI

Beyond Petroleum
The Magazine of the Corporate World
For Managing Tomorrow
Play the Game
It's Easy To Change For Those You Love. We are Changing For
You
Full of Surprises
For a special journey called life
Full of Life
Caring for Life
Welcome to the Human network
The Citi never Sleeps
Answer for Question to Come
Yours is here; Easy as Dell
A passion to Perform
Life. Research. Hope
The World's Online Market Place
Quality in Everything we do

Essar Corp

Others - Energy / Capital


Goods / Power

A positive a++itude

Exxon Mobile
Fiat
Ford
Ford Endeavour

Others - Energy / Capital


Goods / Power
Automobile
Automobile
Automobile

Taking on the World's Toughest Energy Challenges


Driven by the Passion
Built for The Road Ahead
The Next Big Thing

Roots Education

Punchline
Passion for Excellence
The Way to Fly

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Name
Ford Fiesta
Ford Motors
FTSE

Sector
Automobile
Automobile
BFSI

IBP

Others - Energy / Capital


Goods / Power
Pharma
Automobile
Tourism
IT
BFSI
Automobile
Tourism
Media
Automobile
IT
BFSI
Automobile
Automobile
Automobile
Automobile
Automobile
Automobile
Others - Energy / Capital
Goods / Power

ICICI Bank
ICICI Prudential
IDBI

BFSI
BFSI
BFSI

GAIL
Glaxo Smithkline
GM
Goa
Google
HDFC Standard Life
Hero Honda Motors India
Himachal Pradesh
Hindustan Times
Honda Accord
HP
HSBC
Hyndai Accent
Hyundai i10
Hyundai Motors
Hyundai Santro
Hyundai Santro Zip Plus
Hyundai Sonata

Roots Education

Punchline
Go Fida
Making Everyday Exciting
The Index Company
Gas and Beyond
Today's medicines finance tomorrow's miracles
Only GM
Go Goa; 365 days on a holiday
Perfect Search Engine
Sar Utha Ke Jiyo
Desh ki Dhadkan
The Perfect Host
The Name India Trusts for News
The Unbeatable Accord
The Computer is Personal Again
The World's Local Bank
What Dreams Drive
Catch the i
Drive Your Way
India's Favourite Family Car
The Sunshine Car
Rediscover Luxury
Pure Bhi. Poora Bhi
Hum Hain Na
We cover you at every step in life; Jeetey Raho
Aao Sochein Bada

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Name
IDFC
IL&FS
Infosys Technologies
Intel

Sector
BFSI
BFSI
IT
IT

IOCL
Jet Airways
Kerala
Kingfisher Airlines
KLM
Kotak
Lenovo
LIC
Lufthansa
Madhya Pradesh
Mahindra Scorpio
Mahindra Xylo
Malaysian Airlines
Maruti Alto
Maruti Suzuki
Maruti SX4
Maruti Zen Estilo

Others - Energy / Capital


Goods / Power
Airlines
Tourism
Airlines
Airlines
BFSI
IT
BFSI
Airlines
Tourism
Automobile
Automobile
Airlines
Automobile
Automobile
Automobile
Automobile

Master Card

BFSI

Bringing Energy to Life


The Joy of Flying
God's Own Country
Fly the good times
The Reliable Airlines
Think Investments. Think Kotak
We are Building a New Technology Company
Insuring Lives, Ensuring Smiles; Trust - Thy Name is LIC
There's no better to fly
Hindustan Ka Dil Deko; The very heart of India
Nothing Else Will Do
Admiration Guaranteed
Going Beyond Expectations
Let's Go
Count On Us
Men are Back
Shape your world
There are Some Things Money Can't Buy. For Everything Else
There's MASTERCARD

Max New York Life


Insurance
Mercedes Benz
Merck
Microsoft

BFSI
Automobile
Pharma
IT

Your Partner for Life


The future of Automobiles; Brace Yourself
Where Patients come first
Your Potential, Our Passion

Roots Education

Punchline
Think Infrastructure. Think IDFC
More than a Fund, a Friend
Powered by intellect, driven by values
Intel Inside

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Name
Mitsubishi Lancer
Monster.com
NASDAQ
NDTV Profit
NYSE

Sector
Automobile
IT
BFSI
Media
BFSI

Punchline
Own the Road
Never Settle
Stock Market for the Digital World
News you can Use
The World puts its stock in us

ONGC
Pfizer
Punjab National Bank
Qantas
Rajasthan

Others - Energy / Capital


Goods / Power
Pharma
BFSI
Airlines
Tourism

Making Tomorrow Brighter


Life is our Life's work
The name you can Bank upon
The spirit of Australia
Simply Colourful

Reliance Industries
Sahara Airlines
Sanofi Aventis

Others - Energy / Capital


Goods / Power
Airlines
Pharma

Growth is Life
Emotionally Yours
Because Health Matters

Servo (Brand of IOCL)

Others - Energy / Capital


Goods / Power

100% Performance. Everytime

SGX (Singapore Stock


Exchange)
Simplifly
Skoda Auto
Skoda Fabia

BFSI
Airlines
Automobile
Automobile

Tomorrow market's today


Air Deccan
Obsessed with Quality since 1897
Good Things really Do come in Small Packages

Speed (Brand of BPCL)


Standard Chartered Bank
Star Sports
State Bank of India
Sun Microsystems
Swiss Air

Others - Energy / Capital


Goods / Power
BFSI
Media
BFSI
IT
Airlines

High Performance Petrol


Your Right partner
We know your game
Sirf Banking Aur Kuch Nahi
The Network is the Computer
The world's most refreshing airlines

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Name
Tata AIG
Tata Indica V2
Tata Indigo
Tata Motors
Tata Safari Dicor
TCS
The Economic Times
The Indian EXPRESS

Sector
BFSI
Automobile
Automobile
Automobile
Automobile
IT
Media
Media

Punchline
A New Look at Life
More Car per Car
Spoil Yourself
Even More Car per Car
Reclaim Your Life
Experience Certainty
The Power of Knowledge
Journalism of Courage

Toshiba
Toyota
Toyota Camry
Toyota Corolla
Toyota Innova
UBS
Union Bank of India
United Airlines
Uttar Pradesh
Volkswagen
West Bengal
Wipro
Yamaha

IT
Automobile
Automobile
Automobile
Automobile
BFSI
BFSI
Airlines
Tourism
Automobile
Tourism
IT
Automobile

Leading Innovation
Touch the Perfection
Beyond Excellence
Life's A Journey
All you Desire
You and Us
Good People to Bank With
It's time to fly
Amazing Heritage, Grand Experience
Drivers Wanted
Complete Destination
Applying Thoughts
Touching your Heart

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