Who is the Pepsico Chief ?
One of the highest-ranking women in corporate America, Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi was born on October 28, 1955, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. She presently runs the fourth largest food and beverage company in the world, PepsiCo, as their first female Chief Executive Officer (CEO). This position has made Nooyi one of the most powerful and influential businesswomen in America.
Before she came to the United States, she received a Bachelor of Science degree from Madras Christian College and a Masters of Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management. In India, she worked as a product manger for Johnson & Johnson and the textile firm Mettur Beardsell, Ltd. In her college years, Nooyi fronted an all-girl rock band. She emigrated to the U.S. in 1978.
In the U.S., Nooyi received her Masters of Public and Private management from Yale University. She directed international corporate strategies for the Boston Consulting Gro ...more
Indra Nooyi was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. She completed her schooling from Holy Angels AIHSS, Chennai. She received a Bachelor's degree in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from Madras Christian College in 1974 and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management (MBA) from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta in 1976. Beginning her career in India, Nooyi held product manager positions at Johnson & Johnson and textile firm Mettur Beardsell. She was admitted to Yale School of Management in 1978 and earned a Master's degree in Public and Private Management. While at Yale, she completed her summer internship with Booz & Company. Graduating in 1980, Nooyi joined the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), and then held strategy positions at Motorola and ...more