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100 most powerful Indians in the GCC

Rank Name Occupation Company Industry
1 Yusuffali MA Managing director EMKE Group Retail
2 Feroz Allana Founder IFFCO Group Consumer Goods
3 V Shankar CEO, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Americas Standard Chartered Banking & Finance
4 BR Shetty Chairman NMC Group Healthcare
5 Raghuvinder Kataria Chairman Kataria Holdings Telecoms
6 Ravi Pillai Chairman RP Group of Companies Industry
7 Ashish Mehta Founder Ashish Mehta and Associates Law
8 Dino Varkey Chief operating officer GEMS Education Education
9 KV Shamsudheen Chairman Pravasi Bharatiya Welfare Trust Philanthropy
10 PNC Menon Chairman Sobha Developers Construction
11 Kabir Mulchandani CEO SKAI Holdings Property
12 Harshad Mehta Chairman Rosy Blue Group Retail
13 Tony Jashanmal Executive director Jashanmal Group Retail
14 Sunil John CEO ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller Media
15 Vipen Sethi CEO Landmark Group Retail
16 Vasu Shroff Chairman Regal Group Retail
17 Dr Shamsheer Vayalil Managing director Lifeline Hospital Group Healthcare
18 K Kumar Chairman Indian Community Welfare Committee Philanthropy
19 Dr Dhananjay Datar Managing Director Al Adil Group Retail
20 Dr Zulekha Daud Founder Zulekha Healthcare Group Healthcare
21 Rizwan Sajan Chairman Danube Group Construction
22 Yogesh Mehta Managing director Petrochem ME Energy
23 Aneez Haiyoom Managing director MediaVest UAE Media
24 Joy Alukkas Owner Joyalukkas Group Retail
25 P Mohamed Ali Vice chairman Galfar Construction
26 Firoz Merchant Chairman Pure Gold Retail
27 Avi Bhojani Group CEO Bates PanGulf Media
28 Thumbay Moideen President Thumbay Group Healthcare
29 Azad Moopen Chairman DM Group Healthcare
30 Shaji Ul Mulk Chairman Mulk Holdings Industry
31 Ashok Aram CEO, MENA Deutsche Bank Banking & Finance
32 Yuvraj Narayan Chief financial officer DP World Transport
33 Shashank Srivastava CEO Qatar Financial Centre Authority Banking & Finance
34 Mukund Cairae CEO Zee TV Media
35 Dr Pramod Warhekar Opthamologist City Hospital Healthcare
36 Tidu Maini Executive chairman Qatar Science & Technology Park Science
37 Asgar Shakoor Patel Group chairman House of Patels Transport
38 LT Pagarani Chairman Choithrams Retail
39 Vidya Chhabria Chairperson Jumbo Group Retail
40 K Rajaram CEO Al Naboodah Motors Transport
41 Gulu Waney Trustee Savitri Waney Charitable Trust Hospitality
42 Vishal Tikku ME managing director Mondelez International Consumer Goods
43 The Khimji Family Founders Khimji Ramdas Industry
44 Ashok Khanna CEO Al Tayer Motors Transport
45 Hitesh Bodani Chairman Bond Investment Group Real Estate
46 Faisal Kottikollon Founder and chairman KEF Holdings Industry
47 Gaurav Sinha Co-founder Harmony House Philanthropy
48 Mushtaq Shaikh Managing director Lobo Tailors Retail
49 Mohan Valrani Vice chairman Al Shirawi Group Industry
50 Surya Subramanian Group chief financial officer Emirates NBD Banking
51 Sanjeev Mehta Chairman Unilever — North Africa and Middle East Consumer Goods
52 Nicole Larsen Owner and managing director Diva Modelling and Events Culture & Society
53 Majid-Uddin Kazi Former director Royal Clinic Healthcare
54 Paras Shahdadpuri Chairman Nikai Group Retail
55 Pankaj Agrawal Chairman Signature Group Banking & Finance
56 Vijay Malhotra Chairman and CEO KPMG Lower Gulf Banking & Finance
57 Ram Buxani Director ITL Cosmos Group Retail
58 Maghanmal Pancholia Chairman Arabian Trading Agency Retail
59 Nilesh Ved Founder Apparel Group Retail
60 Sara Belhasa Vice chairperson Belhasa Group Retail
61 Deepak Babani CEO Eros Group Retail
62 Jayshree Gupta Senior advisor DLA Piper Law
63 Prashant Gulati CEO Optimistix Ventures Banking & Finance
64 Lachmandas Pagarani Chairman Al Maya Group Retail
65 CV Suvi Managing director Newcast MENA Media
66 Nilesh Khalkho CEO Sharaf DG Retail
67 Talib Majwal Heart surgeon City Hospital Healthcare
68 Khurshid Vakil Founder Marina Homes Interiors Retail
69 JR Gangaramani President Al Faraa Construction
70 Ayesha Depala Fashion designer Retail
71 Jacky Panjabi Founder Jacky’s Electronics Retail
72 R Seetharaman CEO Doha Bank Banking & Finance
73 Surender Singh Kandhari Founder Al Dobowi Group Industry
74 Suresh Subberwal Chairman Al Kabeer Group Consumer Goods
75 Poonam Bhojani CEO Innoventures Education Education
76 Mohamed Dadabhai Chairman Dabadhai Group Construction
77 CK Menon Chairman Behzad Group Industry
78 Mustafa Vazayil Managing director Gargash Insurance Insurance
79 SK Pathak Founder Al Basti & Muktha Group Industry
80 Rajeev Kakar CEO Dunia Finance Banking & Finance
81 Deepak Arora CEO City Diamond Contracting Construction
82 Raju Menon Founder Morison Menon Banking & Finance
83 Dilip Rahulan Executive chairman Pacific Controls Industry
84 Gulshan Kavarana Founder Special Families Support Group Philanthropy
85 K Venkata Rama Moorthy GM and chief executive Bank of Baroda Banking & Finance
86 Malini Gulrajani Founder 1x1 Art Gallery Arts
87 Kamal Puri President Skyline University College Education
88 Shefali Munshi Founder Unimonde Event PR and Consulting Media
89 Abdullah Ajmal General manager Ajmal Perfumes Retail
90 Padma Coram Managing partner Talent Brokers Media
91 Ramesh Ramakrishnan Chairman Transworld Transport
92 Bharat Butaney President Indian Business & Professional Council Healthcare
93 Ajay Bhatia Chairman Bhatia Brothers Industry
94 Mohan Nambiar CEO MEC MENA Media
95 Suddesh Aggarwal Chairman Giant Group Industry
96 Hassan Chougle Chairman Emad Group of Companies Retail
97 Jayant Ganwani Director Lal’s Group Retail
98 KM Noordeen General manager Ocean Rubber Industry
99 Mahendra Patel Group managing director GEAP International Industry
100 GB Jethwani Chairman Geebee Group Industry