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PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi in Fortune’s 50 powerful women in business list

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Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi (59) is the sole Indian-born executive in Fortune’s list of 50 most powerful women in business.

She is business executive and the current Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo, the second largest food and beverage business in the world by net revenue.

Nooyi is ranked 2nd on the list, moving up a notch from her third position last year.


PepsiCo Financials (Millions$)

2014 Revenues 66,683
2014 Profits 6,513
Market value 134,163


List has been topped by General Motors CEO Mary Barra (53).

General Motors Financials (Million$)

2014 Revenues 155,929
2014 Profits 3,949
Market value 45,366


The Top 10 of Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Women 2015

No Name Company
1 Mary Barra General Motors
2 Indra Nooyi PepsiCo
3 Ginni Rometty IBM
4 Marillyn Hewson Lockheed Martin
5 Ellen Kullman DuPont
6 Abigail Johnson Fidelity Investments
7 Meg Whitman Hewlett-Packard
8 Sheryl Sandberg Facebook
9 Irene Rosenfeld Mondelez International
10 Phebe Novakovic General Dynamics


About Fortune Magazine

  • Fortune is an American business magazine, published globally by Time Inc. and founded by Henry Luce in 1929.
  • Fortune Most Powerful Women was as a cover package in 1998 with a simple idea that women were gaining significant power in the corporate world and are competing with men.