New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern has topped the ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’ list for 2021, released by Fortune Magazine. The ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’ list for 2021 is the eighth edition of the annual list which celebrates leaders, some well-known and others who aren’t so familiar, who made a difference amid the “truly unprecedented times” of the Covid-19 pandemic.
From India, Adar Poonawalla, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Serum Institute of India (SII) is the only Indian among the top 10 names. He is placed in the 10th spot.
List of Top 10 Fortune’s World’s 50 Greatest Leaders 2021
- Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand
- mRNA Pioneers
- Dan Schulman, CEO of PayPal
- Dr John Nkengasong, director of Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
- Adam Silver; Michele Roberts; Chris Paul, NBA Rescuers
- Jessica Tan, founder of Ping An Group
- Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury for the Church of England/Anglican Church
- Stacey Abrams, founder of Fair Fight
- Reshorna Fitzpatrick, pastor for Proceeding Word Church, Chicago
- Adar Poonawalla, CEO of Serum Institute of India