Fortune Magazine Named Arvind Kejriwal Among World’S 50 Greatest Leaders [ Current Affairs ]

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Fortune magazine has named Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as greatest leaders among the world’s 50 leaders. He placed at 42nd position and only leader from India in the list. It was Fortune magazine’s third annual ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’ list.

Image of Arvind Kejriwal

Image of Arvind Kejriwal

Current Chief Minister of Delhi

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is ranked at first position in the list.

Key facts:

Top 10:

  • Jeff Bezos
  • Angela Merkel
  • Aung San Suu Kyi
  • Pope Francis
  • Tim Cook
  • John Legend
  • Christiana Figueres
  • Paul Ryan
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • Sheikh Hasina

Indian Americans in the list:

  • South Carolina’s Governor Nikki Haley at 17th position
  • Founder and CEO of tech organization ‘Girls Who Code’ Resham Saujani at 20th position

Other List:

  • US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko at 22nd
  • IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at 36th
  • Melinda Gates and Susan Desmond-Hellmann at 41th
  • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at 48th
  • Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay at 50th.

About World’s 50 Greatest Leaders list:

  • Fortune Magazine released the ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’ list of features men and women from across the globe from the fields of government, business, arts and the philanthropy for their transforming nature which inspire others to do the same.

- Published on: March 28, 2016