She jumped ship from ICICI bank in 2009, to assume stewardship of Axis, India's third-largest private bank. Revenues in fiscal 2011 were up 25% to $4.4 billion and profits surged 35% to $760 million. Sharma, 52, added 598 retail branches since she took over, taking the total to 1,390.
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