New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden topped Fortune's list of the world's 50 greatest leaders and Adar Poonawalla too made it to the list.
CEO of Serum Institute of India, Poonawalla is the only Indian among the top 10 names on the list.
Ardern has been lauded for her efficiency in tackling and stopping the coronavirus surge in her country. Poonawalla, on the other hand, has also played a significant role in the manufacturing and supplying COVID-19 vaccines.
Other names who made it to the list of top 10 of the top 50 leaders include mRNA pioneers; Paypal CEO Daniel H Schulman; NBA Rescuers; Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention's John Nkengasong; Ping An's Jessica Tan among others.