Indra K. Nooyi

Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi is an Indian-American business executive and the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo, the second largest food and beverage business in the world by net revenue. According to Forbes, she is consistently ranked among World's 100 Most Powerful Women.

Indra Nooyi

Indra Nooyi was born on 28th October 1955 in Madras, India. She received her initial schooling from the Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School. She got her Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics in 1974 from Madras Christian College and in 1976 did a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. Nooyi started her career in India as a product manager in Johnson & Johnson and then Mettur Beardsell, a textile company. At a time when it was not considered appropriate for good conservative girls to move alone to other countries Nooyi went to the United States where she entered the Yale School of Management in 1978 and completed her Master’s degree in Public and Private Management. After graduating in 1980 she started working at the Boston Consulting Group and later on joined Motorola and Asea Brown Boveri, where she held strategy posts.

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Business Leaders: PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi

When Indra Nooyi first arrived in the U.S. to attend graduate school at Yale University, she opted to work the graveyard shift as a receptionist in her dorm because it paid 50 cents more per hour. Today, Nooyi is chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, the second largest food & beverage business in the world. She is the fifth CEO in PepsiCo's 44-year history.

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