PepsiCo Shakes It Up

Analysts expect new CEO Indra Nooyi to accelerate the beverage and snack giant's efforts to broaden its portfolio and globalize its brands

Keep an eye on Indra Nooyi. The freshly minted CEO of PepsiCo (PEP) will bring a very different style and sensibility to the top job when she replaces Steve Reinemund on Oct. 1 at the beverage and snack giant. While many were surprised at the timing of the Aug. 14 announcement that Nooyi would take over as Reinemund steps down to spend more time with his family, few doubt her ability to lead.

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