13 Facts About Indra Nooyi- The Path Changing Ceo Of Pepsico!

13 Facts About Indra Nooyi- The Path Changing Ceo Of Pepsico!

Indra Nooyi, the chairperson and CEO of soft drinks giant Pepsi is a regular in Forbes “Most Powerful Women”, it’s fair to say she is THE BOMB. She made mark into a mostly-men’s world holding big positions of CEO and chairpersons.

Here are 13 facts about this beautiful and powerful woman; Indra Nooyi for you.

  1. She was the lead guitarist in an all girls’ band.
  1. Just to earn extra 50 cents, she worked in the graveyard shift as a dorm receptionist.
  1. In PepsiCo’s 44 year old history, she is the 5thCEO.
  1. In 2007 & 2008, she was on the Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People In The World.

5.She was awarded Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in 2007.


  1. Her approximate net worth is $144 million as the CEO of PepsiCo.
  1. She was born in Chennai (Madras) in a Tamil Brahmin family.
  1. She loves Karaoke singing and has a karaoke machine at home.
  1. She is an alumnus of IIM Calcutta.
  1. Held various positions in Boston Consulting Group, Asea Brown Boveri, Motorola, Johnson and Johnson and Mettur Beardsell before joining PepsiCo.
  1. Pepsi’s net worth rose from $2.7 Billion to $6.5 Billion since Indra Nooyi started off as CFO in 2001.
  1. Her mother made her and her sister write speeches as different leaders– Chief Ministers, Presidents, Prime ministers- every night to be read after the end of each dinner.
  1. She used to study in Yale School of Management, but her parents were very hesitant as, if an unmarried girl went o The States alone, nobody will want to marry her. They wanted her to marry at a young age.

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