Highly regarded market strategy consultant and acclaimed business author, Rama Bijapurkar leads the list of IMPACT Top 50 Most Influential Women 2014. The third edition of IMPACT magazine’s most eagerly awaited list of the most influential women in media, marketing and advertising has been revealed in Mumbai today, March 19, 2014. The event is presented by Colors.
Following Bijapurkaris Prabha Parameswaran, Managing Director, Colgate-Palmolive, who ranks second in the list. She is followed by Ireena Vittal, Strategic Consultant, Independent Director; Ekta Kapoor, Joint Managing Director & Creative Director, Balaji Telefilms; and Barkha Dutt, Group Editor, NDTV, constituting the top five in the list.
These women have risen above preconceived notions, turned odds into an upper hand, and made a dent in the universe with absolute perseverance and tenacity. IMPACT magazine pays tribute to top 50 consummate women professionals every year. This edition brings to the forefront veterans and new entrants, all impressively talented and at the top of their games.
These women have been selected by a jury of most esteemed industry leaders, led by Sam Balsara, Chairman and MD, Madison World. The other Jury members include: Ambi Parameswaran, Advisor, FCB Ulka Advertising; Harit Nagpal, CEO, Tata Sky; Hemant Bakshi, Executive Director, Home & Personal Care, HUL; Piyush Mathur, President, Nielsen India; Rakshit Hargave, MD, Nivea India; and Shashi Sinha, CEO, IPG Mediabrands India.
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