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Indra Nooyi

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**Early Life and Education**:
– Born on October 28, 1955, in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
– Mother instilled confidence in Nooyi and her sister
– Grandfather enforced discipline by making her write lines
– Family encouraged her to think about holding positions of power
– Studied at Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School
– Earned bachelors degrees in physics, chemistry, and mathematics
– Obtained a Post Graduate Programme Diploma from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
– Admitted to Yale School of Management in 1978
– Earned a masters degree in public and private management in 1980

**Career and Achievements**:
– Started career in India at Johnson & Johnson and Beardsell Ltd
– Joined Boston Consulting Group in 1980
– Worked at Motorola and Asea Brown Boveri
– Joined PepsiCo in 1994 and became CEO in 2006
– Led strategic acquisitions like Tropicana and Quaker Oats Company
– Implemented Performance with a Purpose strategy
– Recognized as Most Powerful Woman in Business by Fortune magazine
– Ranked on Forbes’ lists of The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women
– Received various awards and accolades for leadership

**Philanthropy and Contributions**:
– Donated significantly to Yale School of Management
– Engages in philanthropic endeavors supporting education and leadership development
– Actively contributes to causes promoting women’s empowerment
– Endowed a deanship at Yale School of Management
– Inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame
– Named part of the Prince William Earthshot Prize Council

**Professional Engagements and Leadership**:
– Member of prestigious boards and organizations
– Served on the board of Schlumberger Limited
– Joined the International Cricket Council Board
– Became a member of Amazon’s board of directors
– Holds leadership positions at West Point and MIT

**Personal Life and Recognition**:
– Married Raj K. Nooyi in 1981
– Forbes ranked her as the third most powerful mom in the world
– Practices Hinduism and abstains from alcohol
– Recognized by various prestigious forums for leadership and achievements
– Received the International Executive of the Year Award
– Honored with the Bower Award for Business Leadership

Indra Nooyi (Wikipedia)

Indra Nooyi (née Krishnamurthy; born October 28, 1955) is an American business executive who was the chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of PepsiCo.

Indra Nooyi
Indra Krishnamurthy

(1955-10-28) October 28, 1955 (age 68)
CitizenshipUnited States
EducationUniversity of Madras (BS)
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (MBA)
Yale University (MS)
Known forFormer CEO of PepsiCo
Raj Nooyi
(m. 1981)
RelativesChandrika Tandon (sister)

She has consistently ranked among the world's 100 most powerful women. In 2014, she was ranked at number 13 on the Forbes list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women and was ranked the second most powerful woman on the Fortune list in 2015 and 2017. She is on the boards of Amazon and the International Cricket Council.

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