PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi

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PepsiCo Inc. Chief Executive Officer Indra Nooyi, one of the highest-profile female leaders, took the job after more than six years as CFO. She previously oversaw strategy for PepsiCo, ASEA Brown Boveri and Motorola Inc..