41, CEO and Country Head, UBS India
(Number of times in BT's Most Powerful list: 3)
They don't call her the Queen Bee of Indian M&A for nothing. In 2010, Manisha Girotra, CEO and Country Head of UBS, was back at what she does best - playing a role in billion dollar cross-border transactions.
And there was plenty of action, what with nearly 44 per cent, or $24.8 billion being the share of outbound deal volume in the first nine months of 2010. Girotra got a chunk of the action when she advised Zain in Bharti's acquisition of the African telecom operator. She was also advisor to Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries in the acquisition of shale gas assets in the United States.
| Biggest achievement in 2010: Advisor for big-ticket acquisitions|
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