- Indra Nooyi began her career in 1976 as the Project Manager for Mettur Beardsell, Ltd; a textile firm in India.
- The very next year, she took the same title with Johnson & Johnson.
- In 1980, she became the International Corporate Strategist for Boston Consulting Group
- From 1986-1990 she served as the Vice President and Director of Corporate Strategy and Planning for Motorola.
- She became a Senior Vice President of Strategy and Strategic Marketing in 1990 for Asea Brown Boveri, a Zurich-based industrial company
All this experience helped Indra Nooyi when she became the Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning (1994) and Corporate Strategy & Development (1996) for PepsiCo. Nooyi climbed all the way to the top of PepsiCo. As President and CFO Nooyi took on responsibility for PepsiCo’s finance, strategy, business process optimization, corporate platforms and innovation, procurement, investor relations and information technology. As CEO (2006) and Chairperson (2007), she directed several acquisitions to PepsiCo, including the largest international acquisition in the company’s history: Wimm-Bill-Dann.
Indra Nooyi serves as a board member for the following organizations:
- Schlumberger Limited
- The Consumer Goods Forum
- Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
- Tsinghua University
…and a member of the following organizations:
Indra Nooyi is actively working to make PepsiCo a healthy, progressive company. In 2006 She proposed a long-term plan known as Performance with Purpose. This plan has already made great strides in improving the nutrition of Pepsi products, limiting their environmental footprint and increasing respect for human rights. Take a look at How Will We as well as this Accessible and Downloadable 2025 Agenda to learn more about what Nooyi and PepsiCo are doing to improve the company.
Sources: http://fortune.com/most-powerful-women/indra-nooyi-2/ http://www.pepsico.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/indranooyi/