INDRA NOOYI“Leadership is hard to define and goodleadership even harder. But if you can getpeople to follow you to the ends of theearth, you are a great leader.”
EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION Born October 28, 1955 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Parents - Krishnamurthy & Shantha Krishnamurthy Husband - Raj Kishan Nooyi (management consultant) Educated at Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Madras.
Bachelor’s degree in physics, chemistry and mathematics from Madras Christian College in 1974 Post graduate diploma in management from IIM , Calcutta. Holds a Master’s degree in public and private management from the Yale School of Management
CAREER After completion of MBA, Nooyi’s first job was with Tootal ,a British textile company . She was product manager at Johnson & Johnson. director of international corporate strategy projects for Boston Consulting Group in 1980 she joined Motorola in 1986 as the vice-president and director of corporate strategy & planning. She moved to Asea Brown Boveri in 1990 and spent four years as vice president (corporate strategy & planning).
PEPSICO founded in 1965 by Donald Kendall and Herman Lay. Formed with merger of the Pepsi-Cola Company and Frito-Lay, Inc. Headquarters at Purchase , New York. the second largest food and beverage business in the world . PepsiCo states that it is “committed to delivering sustainable growth by investing in a healthier future for people and our planet”.
Pepsis products are available in more than 200 countries. In 2010 the company acquired its two largest bottlers: Pepsi Bottling Group and PepsiAmericas. About 300,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue of $60 billion. 4 divisions :• PepsiCo Americas Foods;• PepsiCo Americas Beverages;• PepsiCo Europe;• PepsiCo Asia, Middle East & Africa
PEPSICO EXECUTIVE Nooyi joined PepsiCo as senior vice president, corporate strategy and development in 1994 and was named president and CFO in 2001. According to Business Week, since she started as CFO in 2000, the companys annual revenues have risen 72%, while net profit more than doubled, to $5.6 billion in 2006. In 2007 she became the fifth CEO in PepsiCos 44-year history In 2011, Nooyi earned a total compensation of $17 million
Established the corporate mission- PERFORMANCE WITH PURPOSEThis approach includes three components: human sustainability (an increase in the nutrition of products), environmental sustainability (operating responsibly), workforce development (creating a place where employees feel they can maintain both a job and a life).
STRATEGIC DECISIONS Nooyi took the lead in the acquisition of Tropicana in 1998. She was lead negotiator on Pepsis $13 billion purchase of Quaker oats. Formation of a team called Power of One - Americas Council and Global Snacks Group. PepsiCo to spin off its restaurant business into independent business.
Created new distribution system which reduces overall costand increased sales.Adopted Direct store delivery system.She was also instrumental in beating Coca-Cola forbeverage-maker SoBe, which Pepsi acquired for $337million.
HONOURS AND AWARDSForbes – 4 th on the 2008 and 2009 list of The Worlds 100 MostPowerful Women.Fortune - no 1 on its annual ranking of Most Powerful Women inbusiness for 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.In 2008, Nooyi was named one of Americas Best Leaders by U.S.News & World Report.In 2008, she was elected to the Fellowship of the AmericanAcademy of Arts and Sciences.In 2007 she was awarded Padma Bhushan by Govt of India.
Nooyi has been named 2009 CEO of the Year by GlobalSupply Chain Leaders Group.In January 2008, Nooyi was elected Chairwoman of the US-India Business Council (USIBC).In 2010 she was named #1 on Fortunes list of the "50 MostPowerful Women" and #6 on Forbes list of the "Worlds100 Most Powerful Women".
REASONS BEHIND HER SUCCESS Quick decision making ability. Sticking to the work until it is accomplished. Treat everyone equally. Balance between corporate life and family life. High dreams Outstanding communication skills Take care of employees Strength of conviction
Leadership traits needed for CEO’S 1. Focus on the long term 2. Think globally and act locally 3. Become more open-minded. 4. Develop emotional intelligence
ABOUT HER Mr. Reinemund : "Indras record of transforming PepsiCo speaks for itself, and she has been an invaluable partner and ally throughout my time as CEO." Tim Minges : (President of the Asia Pacific region) "She challenges you." George Ellis : “She’s very good at understanding businesses and how they fit together, and where synergies are, and how to leverage assets on assets, and where vectors for growth might be.” Business India : "PepsiCos Indian Icon."
“If you want to improve theorganisation, you have to improveyourself and the organisation getspulled up with you .”