Monday, 6 August 2018

PepsiCo chief executive Indra Nooyi to step down after 12 years



PepsiCo chief executive Indra Nooyi is to step down after 12 years at the helm.

 
She is among the world's most prominent female business leaders and has consistently appeared on Forbes' list of the 100 most powerful women, ranking 11th in 2017.


PepsiCo shares have risen 78% since she took the job in 2006.


Mrs Nooyi, 62, has been with the company for 24 years. Current president Ramon Laguarta will succeed her.


In a series of posts on Twitter, the businesswoman referred to her upbringing in India and said she "never imagined" she'd have the opportunity to lead a company like PepsiCo.
She also described "mixed emotions" about leaving the role.





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