Case Study : Executive Officer Of Pepsico

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Alyza Behar & Nathalie Pludwinski
Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo CEO

Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi is an Indian-born, business executive and current Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo, the second largest food and beverage business in the world by net revenue. She was born on October 27, 1955 in Madras, India to a very conservative middle class indian family.She was a bit of a rebel, and tended to break rules as a young adult and child. She joined an all girls cricket team and became a part of an all girls rock band playing guitar. She studied at Madras Christian College where she received her undergraduate degree in chemistry, math and physics. She then applied for the Indian institute of Management in Calcutta, where she graduated and …show more content…

Nooyi also used her amazing negotiating skills to acquire SoBe, the beverage company including different teas and energy drinks. All of this was done in the effort to bring in healthier options to the PepsiCo’s brand. By the year 2000, a report was let out about an increase in total sales due to all of Indra Nooyi’s improvements, showing that she was really leading PepsiCo in an amazing direction, and it was then that she was promoted to CFO in 2001. From the years 2001 to 2006, the PepsiCo 's annual revenue increased by 9 billion dollars, going from $24 billion to $33 billion. On August 14, 2006, she became the fifth CEO of PepsiCo and the first woman CEO of PepsiCo. In the year 2006, PepsiCo surpassed Coca Cola for the first time.
In the year 2010, Nooyi earned $13.78 million, which included her salary of $1.3 million dollars, annual incentives of $3 million, stock option grants of $3.23 million and performance bonus of $6.25 million. In the year 2011, Nooyi earned as CEO, a compensation of seventeen million dollars which consisted of a base salary of one and a half million dollars, plus a cash bonus of two and a half million, and a pension plus another three million. This was one of her most recent publicized salaries. PepsiCo has a net revenue of around sixty million dollars a year, and employs over 300,000 employees. She

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