10 Best Chief Business Officers in India 2024


As agents of change, Chief Business Officers (CBOs) are in charge of driving innovation and growth within the Indian economy. With their strategic vision and dynamic leadership, CBOs are initiating projects that support sustainable business expansion and generate significant socio-economic benefits. Drawing on their diverse expertise in sectors like technology, manufacturing, finance, and retail, these forward-thinking executives are pioneering fresh avenues for investment, employment opportunities, and skill enhancement. Additionally, their commitment to ethical business practices and corporate social responsibility initiatives promotes inclusive growth and narrows socio-economic gaps. 

Indian CBOs are cultivating an environment conducive to entrepreneurship, innovation, and global competitiveness through collaboration with governmental bodies, educational institutions, and other stakeholders.  In its new issue- “10 Best Chief Business Officers in India 2024”, TradeFlock celebrates the professional expedition of India’s leading CBOs making a significant impact in their specific industries, inspiring others, and contributing to strengthening India as an economic power.  

Amzur Technologies

Shrikant Banerjee

Vice President Business

Garment Mantra Lifestyle Ltd.

As a forward-thinking leader in the garment manufacturing industry, Shrikant perceives challenges as opportunities for growth and innovation. He steers Garment Mantra Lifestyle to create a unique position in a fiercely competitive market. Shrikant’s leadership consistently raises the bar for excellence and innovation.

Menrva Technologies

Akhil Chaturvedi
Akhil Chaturvedi

Director & Chief Business Officer

Motilal Oswal AMC

Equipped with a varied educational background and driven by ambition, Akhil entered the financial services sector, beginning from the ground up. Accumulating more than 17 years of valuable experience in sales, distribution, client advisory, and business development, Akhil quickly established himself in companies like Birla Global Finance Ltd and Daiwa Asset Management Pvt. Ltd.

AUK Computing

Maneesh Upadhyaya
Maneesh Upadhyaya

Chief Business Officer


Maneesh Upadhyaya’s career embodies the essence of leadership in the digital era. With his strategic insight, strong determination, and dedication to excellence, he consistently influences the landscape of the consumer internet industry, leaving a lasting legacy for future generations.

Chropynska India

Mukund Kulashekaran
Mukund Kulashekaran

Chief Business Officer

Urban Company

Mukund’s strategic expertise goes beyond empowering partners; it includes broader efforts to stimulate growth and innovation within Urban Company. He has been instrumental in expanding the company’s presence, aiming to be operational in 100 cities by the end of 2023, compared to the current 40 cities.

Senior Director

Nishant Jain
Nishant Jain

Exec Dir and CBO

Angel One

A prominent business strategist and growth leader, Nishat Jain has made significant strides in India’s corporate landscape. As the Executive Director and Chief Business Officer at Angle One, a leading fintech firm driving India’s financial revolution, he has been instrumental in positioning the company as the nation’s top financial services provider.

Regional Sales Director

Ravneet S. Phokela
Ravneet S. Phokela

Chief Business Officer

Ather Energy

Ravneet’s career showcases his adaptability, strategic skills, and dedication to excellence. With experience at Flipkart, Payback India, and Nokia, he brings valuable expertise to Ather Energy. His time at these firms refined his leadership abilities and emphasized the importance of customer satisfaction in achieving business success.

Energy & Utilities,

Senthil Kumar

Chief Business Officer

Thalappakatti Hotels

With over 25 years of varied experience in luxury retail, value formats, premium beauty services, and the restaurant industry, Senthil Kumar is creating fresh narratives of growth for one of India’s top biryani brands, Thalappakatti Hotel. In his role as chief business officer, he serves as a strategic guide in the areas of perishable products and hospitality space.

Head, Asia Pacificers

Vikrant Singh

COO & Business Head

Procon RMC Plants

Vikrant’s strategic expertise and proactive approach serve as guiding light, effectively steering the organisation through the ever-evolving currents of the business milieu. Vikrant’s leadership mirrors the intricate demands of the evolving CBO role. His capacity to amalgamate innovative strategies with operational efficacy positions Procon RMC Plants at the forefront of industry progression.