21 Unknown Facts and Top Secrets About Indra Nooyi

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Indra Nooyi is one of the most powerful and admired ladies all over the globe. Her full name is Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi. Here we have listed top twenty one facts and top secrets about Indra Nooyi and after reading this; you will surely get inspired by her.

#1.  Every day she makes a to-do list that includes around 50-60 things including the little things as well.

#2. She keeps a notepad under her pillow, so if she wakes up at night and gets any important things, she can note it down.

#3. She will remain the chairwomen of PepsiCo until 2019.

#4. She was blamed by the critics when PepsiCo failed in making a mark saying she is focused on her “healthy” strategy.

#5. There was a time when PepsiCo was about to split into snack king and beverage giant, but Indira Nooyi stood up with the firm and doubled the revenue with her hard work.

#6. Very few people know that she played the role of lead guitarist of one all girl’s band while doing her college studies.

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#7. She used to work almost twenty hours a day on most of the days.

#8. The reason for stepping down as a Chairperson is that she wants to spend some time with her mother who is 86 years old.

#9. She was also an active member of her college girl’s cricket team.

#10. She worked as a dorm receptionist in the graveyard shift to earn extra 50 cents.

#11. Indra Nooyi did her early education from Holy Angels Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School.

#12. Every day she asks her daughter to write a speech on what they will do if they become Prime Minister, Chief Minister or any other known personality.

#13. She got a sudden call from the Chairmen and CEO of PepsiCo at 9:30 pm night; that they are going to announce her as the president the very next day.

#14. She did her college studies from Madras Christian College in the year 1974. She is a bachelor in Physics, mathematics and chemistry.

#15. Nooyi’s elder sister is a Grammy-nominated artist. Her name is Chandrika Krishnamurthy Tandon.

#16. She is fond of karaoke music and has her own Karaoke machine.

#17. She was born and brought up in Madras not called as Chennai.

#18. She did her Postgraduate from IIM-Calcutta in Management.

#19. She is a Master’s in Public and Private Management and has passed out from Yale School of Management. Her daughter is also studying in the same college now.

#20. Talking as the role of mom, she again bagged the third position in Forbes’s World’s Powerful Mom.

#21. Before joining PepsiCo, Indira Nooyi played an eminent role in various top-notch companies like Johnson & Johnson, Motorola, Asea Brown Boveri, Boston Consulting Group.

Here were the twenty unknown secrets about Indira Nooyi. So, after reading these, we can surely say, it was not an easy journey for her as she has faced countless challenges and become the best.

Rupanjali Upadhyay
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