Cheers for Indra Nooyi!

Indra Nooyi is on the list of 25 top guns CEOs in the US! Leading the beverage major Pepsico Indra Nooyi has won accolades for her working style and has kept her company on the path of success despite the bad economic conditions.

Womenlines pays hats off to Indra Nooyi who is progressing towards the path of success and glorifying Indian women representation in the global scene. Women like Indra Nooyi sets an example in front of all those aspiring women who want to create their niche in life. Schoolgirls should be informed about Nooyi’s achievement and should be aspired to follow her footsteps.

Its quite interesting to look into her portfolio, being the highest- ranking Indian-born woman in corporate America, Nooyi has pushed PepsiCo to take bold risks like an acquisition on Tropicana in 1998 and starting company’s fast-food chain in 1997.Nooyi has a degree in management from Yale, and her career includes stints at the Boston Consulting Group and Motorola. She attributes much of her success to her upbringing in India. Nooyi honours her heritage by often attending PepsiCo events wearing a sari. She has developed 5C’s as the formula for her success 1-Competence: you must acquire a hip-pocket skill which you’re known for, and keep working at it. 2.Confidence and3.Courage goes together. Unless you’re willing to speak up for what you believe in, you’re never going to be much of a leader.
4.Communication skills, both oral and written, are really important. It’s the one area I’d really like to see our younger people investing in.5.Company’s conscience.

Her basket of awards is already full of so many achievements and awards.She has been awarded Padma Bhushan in 2007 by the government of India. Forbes magazine poll has ranked Nooyi third on 2008 list of The world’s most powerful women.In 2008, Nooyi has been named one of America’s Best Leader’s by U.S News and World report.

Charu Mehrotra

Promoting Excellence in Women!

 

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