Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi is the Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo Company. This company was recognized as the second largest food and beverage business in the world by net revenue. Indra is an Indian born business executive.She is a member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum, International Rescue Committee, Catalyst and the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.She is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Eisenhower Fellowships, and has served as Chairperson of the U.S.-India Business Council. She serves as an Honorary Co-Chair for the World Justice Project.
IndraNooyi-Chairperson of PepsiCo Company
Indra Nooyi was born on 28th October 1955 in a Tamil family in Chennai. She completed her schooling in Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Chennai. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from Madras Christian College. She pursued Post Graduation Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management in Kolkata. She joined Johnson & Johnson and textile firm MetturBeardsell as a product manager. Later she went to Yale School of Management and completed her internship with Booz Allen Hamilton. She then joined the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and joined various positions at Motorola and Asea Brown Boveri.


She joined PepsiCo in 1994 as a President. The global strategies of the company included restructuring the whole concept and divestiture of its restaurants into Tricon, now known as Yum! Brands. Indra took the acquisition of Tropicana and Quaker Oats Company. The profits of the company were doubled during her tenure. She was the 5th CEO of the company.Indra lives in Greenwich, Connecticut. She has two daughters. Forbes magazine has ranked her at the 3rd place among the ‘World’s Powerful Moms’ list. She loves vegetarian food. Her sister Chandrika Krishnamurthy Tandon is a singer.
IndraNooyi-CEO of PepsiCo Company
Indra was in the list of Wall Street Journal of 50 women. She is one of the Time ’s 100 Most Influential People in The World.
Awards
Indra was ranked among the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women. Some of her recognitions are:
In 2004, she was awarded the Honorary Doctor of Laws by Babson College.
In 2007, she was awarded Padma Bhushan by President of India.
In 2008, she was named one of America’s Best Leaders by U.S. News & World Report, elected to the Fellowship of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and chairwoman of the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC).


In 2009, she was tagged as the CEO of the Year by Global Supply Chain Leaders Group, The TopGun CEOs by Brendan Wood International and Honorary Degree by Duke University.
In 2011, she was conferred by Honorary Doctor of Laws by Wake Forest University,University of Warwick and Miami University.
She was known for Institutional Investor’s Best CEOs list in the All-America Executive Team Survey for 3 years.

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