Asian Investment Conference 2022
Former Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo
Indra Nooyi is the former Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo. She is a business powerhouse, globally renowned for leading PepsiCo through a decade of tremendous growth and change. A prescient and strategic thinker, she was responsible for growing PepsiCo's revenues from USD 35 billion when she became CEO, to USD 63.5 billion in 2017. She oversaw a portfolio of global brands and diversified products in over 180 countries and territories. As PepsiCo’s Director of Global Strategy for over a decade, Ms. Nooyi led the company's restructuring, including the divestiture of its restaurants into the successful YUM! Brands, Incorporated, the acquisition of Tropicana and merger with Quaker Oats, the merger with PepsiCo’s anchor bottlers, and the acquisition of Wimm-Bill-Dann, the largest international acquisition in PepsiCo’s history.
Celebrated for her hallmark motto "do well by doing good", Ms. Nooyi was Chief Architect of Performance with Purpose, PepsiCo’s pledge to do what is right for the business by being responsive to the world’s needs through sustainable growth initiatives including making healthier and more nutritious products, limiting PepsiCo’s environmental footprint, and empowering associates and the communities it serves.
Ms. Nooyi currently serves on the boards of Amazon, Philips, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She was the Chair for the Study of Leadership at West Point where she supported the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership and the US Military Academy in fulfilling its mission of developing leaders of character.
She has appeared in Forbes' "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women", Fortune's "Most Powerful Women", and TIME's "100 Most Influential People in The World". She is highly sought for her unparalleled business insights and empowering messages on leadership, inclusivity and change by The World Economic Forum to The Aspen Institute. She is also the author of The New York Times bestseller, My Life in Full: Work, Family and Our Future (2021).