Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo
Indra Nooyi is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo. In its global food and beverage portfolio, PepsiCo has 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. Mrs Nooyi is the chief architect of Performance with Purpose, PepsiCo’s promise to do what’s right for the business by doing what’s right for people and the planet.
Mrs Nooyi was named President and Chief Executive Officer in 2006 and assumed the role of Chairman in 2007. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer, Mrs Nooyi served as President and Chief Financial Officer beginning in 2001, when she was also named to PepsiCo’s Board of Directors. Before joining PepsiCo in 1994, Mrs Nooyi spent four years as Senior Vice-President of Strategy and Strategic Marketing for Asea Brown Boveri, a Zurich-based industrials company. Between 1986 and 1990, she worked for Motorola, where she was Vice- President and Director of Corporate Strategy and Planning.
Mrs Nooyi began her career in India, where she held product manager positions at Johnson & Johnson and at Mettur Beardsell, Ltd, a textile firm. In addition to being a Member of the PepsiCo Board of Directors, Mrs Nooyi serves as a Member of the boards of US-India Business Council, The Consumer Goods Forum, Catalyst, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and Tsinghua University. She is also a Member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum, the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and was appointed to the US-India Chief Executive Officer Forum by the Obama Administration.