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October 28 Indra Nooyi is an Indian-born American business executive currently serving as the Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo, one of the largest food and beverage businesses in the world. Nooyi is one of the top female executives in the United States and is consistently ranked among the World’s Most Powerful Women.
Known to be a highly innovative, energetic, and hard working person, Nooyi has risen to become one of the top most female executives in the world from a modest beginning. Born into a middle-class family in Chennai, Nooyi has always been someone who refused to adhere to the conservative norms of the society.
She gained much prominence as a strategist and received job offers from several prestigious companies including General Electric and PepsiCo. biogrraphy
Preetha Nooyi, Tara Nooyi. Her father was a bank official.
She studied physics, chemistry and mathematics from Madras Christian College from where she graduated in Her first job was with Tootal, a British textile company which had extensive holdings in India. At that time advertising for feminine hygiene products was banned in the country and Stayfree was struggling to gain a foothold.
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Nooyi managed to introduce the products to young women by directly marketing to female students at schools and colleges. She thoroughly enjoyed her learning experience at Yale and graduated in After getting her degree, she joined the Boston Consulting Group as a director of international corporate strategy projects.
In this position, she worked on a variety of strategy projects for the next six years. Inshe moved to Motorola as a senior executive in the automotive division development team.
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She quickly rose through the ranks and was promoted to vice president and director of corporate strategy and planning in She changed her job yet again biographthis time npoyi the post of senior vice president and director of corporate strategy and strategic marketing at Asea Brown Boveri ABB. This job required Nooyi to integrate a group of around 15 diverse businesses into a cohesive operation. Indra Nooyi joined PepsiCo in as senior vice president of corporate strategy and development.
Nooyi played a pivotal part in getting these restaurants divested in The divesture resulted in the creation of Tricon Global Restaurants, Inc. Given the changing food preferences of the consumers, she felt that it was important for PepsiCo to expand into more healthful snack options.
Both of these ventures proved to be highly profitable to the company. In recognition of her impressive work with the company, Nooyi was promoted to chief financial officer in and the president in She was honored with the Padma Bhushan by the President of India in She is married to Raj Nooyi, a management consultant of Indian origin.
The couple has two daughters. In spite of her very hectic corporate career, Indra always prioritizes her family and maintains close relations with her mother.
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