Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi: Success Breeds Confidence


“A woman is like a tea bag – We never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water”

Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi PepsiCo is the Chief Executive Officer of the company. His name is included among the 100 most influential women in the world. In 2014, he was ranked 13th in the world's 100 Most Influential Women.

PepsiCo's chairman Indra Nooyi has been included in the Strategic and Policy Forum by Donald Trump. 61-year-old Nooyi is the only Indian woman to be inducted into this 19-member team.

She is the first woman to join PepsiCo in the big brands. The achievement of Padma Bhushan, Indira's achievement is proof of Indians' worthiness. Ever, who once worked a receptionist college fees, now earns Rs 177 crores annually.

Life of Indra Nooyi :

Nooyi was born in the Tamil family of Madras in Tamil Nadu state of India. His father worked in 'State Bank of Hyderabad' and his grandfather was a district judge. His early education took place in the Holy Anglo-Indian Indian Highsecondary School, Madras. After this, he graduated from Madras Christian College in 1974 with a bachelor's degree in physics, chemistry and mathematics and post graduation in MBA from the local management institute, Calcutta. Nooyi, who grew up in India, faced many difficulties in his childhood, master's degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

Indira's mother often asks her daughters what she wants to become older. Out of the two sisters, who gives better answers, they get reward. There was a special reason for the mother to do this. They wanted that Indira and Chandrika could think of doing the best thing. They can dream of doing something big in their life.

Career :

While studying at the Yale School of Management, he used to work for his studies. Shift from receptionist from night to morning so that they can buy dress to wear on their first job interview day. Nooyi started his career in India, initially he took over as a product manager in Johnson & Johnson Textile. After this, study of public and private management from the US-based Yale University. During this time, he got some special attachment to the US and after joining the Yale University, he joined the Boston Consultation Form. And started serving clients in the textile and consumer goods industry.

Beginning in PepsiCo :

Indra Nooyi joined PepsiCo in 1994 and in 2001, the company's chairman and chief financial officer (CFO)  formed. He regarded as the architect of PepsiCo's long term development strategy, under which he directed the company's global strategy for more than a decade. Indra also led the restructuring of PepsiCo, which included the acquisition of Tropicana (1998) and Merger of Quaker Oates Company (2001). In 2006, Indra Nooyi became the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of PepsiCo. Thus, he is the fifth Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Pepsi's history. In 2001, Indra PepsiCo's Chief Financial Officer (CFO)  formed, after which the company's profit increased from US $ 2.5 billion to US $ 6.5 billion. Almost all of Indira Nooyi's strategies have been successful for taking PepsiCo forward, and her all these schemes have got investors. There are 'suksaar felo' in Nooyi Yale Corporation.

Payroll of Indira Nooyi :

In 2011, Indra Nooyi paid approximately $ 1.7 million as CEO of PepsiCo as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). By the year 2014 their salary increased to about US $ 1.9 million.

Awards and honors :

  • From 2008-14, Forbes Magazine listed her as the '100 Most Influential Persons'.
  • In 2006-10, Fortune Magazine ranked Indra Nooyi in the list of 'most influential women in the field of business'.
  • In 2008, 'U.S. News and World Report placed him in the list of 'America's Best Leaders'.
  • In 2009, 'Brendan Wood International', an advisory body, rated him as' The Topgan 'CEO'.
  • In 2007, the Indian government honored him with Padma Bhushan.

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