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Indra Nooyi Appointed ICC’s 1st Independent Female Director

Published on February 13, 2018
PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi has been appointed to the International Cricket Council (ICC) Board as its first independent female director.

Indra Nooyi Appointed ICC’s 1st Independent Female Director
  • Ms. Nooyi will join the Board in June 2018 to align with the term of the ICC Independent Chairman, following the unanimous confirmation of her appointment.
  • The introduction of a female independent director was a constitutional change aimed at improving the governance of the sport.
  • She will be appointed for a two-year term although she may be re-appointed for two further terms with a maximum six-year consecutive period of service.

About Indra Nooyi

  • Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi was born on 28th October 1955. Indra Nooyi is an alumna of IIM Calcutta of the batch of 1976.  She is an Indian American business executive and the current Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo, the second largest food and beverage business in the world. 
  • She completed her schooling from Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Madras. She then went on to complete her bachelor's degree in Science from the Madras Christian College in 1974. She did a Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in Management from IIM Calcutta in 1976. 
  • In 1978, she joined the Yale School of Management and earned a master's degree in Public and Private Management. In an article she wrote in July 2017, she emphasized the importance of being a student for life.  She has consistently ranked among the World's 100 Most Powerful Women. Nooyi joined PepsiCo in 1994 and was named CFO in 2001. She was named President and CEO in 2006.

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