Tag Archives: Indra Nooyi

PepsiCo’s Nooyi to leave post

Indra Nooyi, the long-serving Chief executive Officer of Purchase, New York based PepsiCo is to step down from her post after 12 years.

The 62-year old Nooyi, who has been with the company for 24 years, will cede the CEO role to 54-year old Ramon Laguarta, a Spaniard and 22-year veteran of the soft drinks giant.

PepsiCo’s Nooyi to join Trump’s Economic Advisory Team

PepsiCo’s CEO and Chairman Indra Nooyi is said to be joining U.S. Presedent-elect Donald Trump’s new Economic Advisory Team, less than a month after Trump supporters began threatening to boycott the soda giant’s drinks following some comments she allegedly made at a conference after the U.S. election.

Trump’s transition team announced on Wednesday that Nooyi will be part of the incoming U.S. President’s Strategic and Policy Forum.

In a Dealbook conference held just after the U.S. elections, Nooyi was said to have commented:

Pepsico reports 1% profit rise in Q2 2016 amid currency headwinds

PepsiCo, the soft drink giant behind such brands as Pepsi, 7-Up, Mountain Dew, among others said on Thursday that revenue for the second quarter of 2016 declined 3.3% to $15.4bn, from $15.92 billion, weighed down by a stronger dollar, the de-consolidation of its Venezuelan operations and currency-driven headwinds in Latin America (32%), Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa (4%). PepsiCo said that its Asia, Middle East and North America (AMENA) division saw a 3% rise in revenue.

PepsiCo says focusing more on ‘guilt-free beverages’, less on carbonates

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PepsiCo, the giant soft drinks maker known for its Pepsi-cola brand, among others, said it “was aggressively moving towards products with fewer calories” in a bid to transform its product portfolio. It added that it was reducing reliance on carbonates and focusing more on what it calls ‘guilt-free’ beverages.