Mahindra's Twitter handle (@anandmahindra has over 8,00,000 followers.
"With over 844,000 Twitter followers, Anand Mahindra is undoubtedly influential in the social space. Mahindra's Twitter feed is an engaging mix of business and pleasure, and of broadcasting and engagement," Hootsuite said in a statement.
"Yes, he posts about his company, but he also posts inspirational quotes, he posts about cinema, and he even posts about American politics. He shares his thoughts and passions, and retweets and shares the messages of those who engage with him on those topics. Mahindra is a great example for executives to follow as he is one of the rare CEOs that publicly shows his true colors. Followers love him for it," it said.
The Top 5 executives on the list include:
1. Richard Branson, Founder and Chairman, Virgin Group
2. James Caan, CEO and Founder, Hamilton Bradshaw, a private equity firm in the UK
3. Anand Mahindra, Chairman and Managing Director, Mahindra Group
4. Doug Conant, Chairman of the Avon board of directors, former CEO of Campbell's Soup
5. Peter Aceto, CEO of ING Direct
--IBNS (Posted on 21-08-2013)