Indra Nooyi is amazed by Dubai’s growth. The former PepsiCo CEO visited the country recently and expressed her feelings.
“Every time I come to Dubai, I’m shocked how fast it’s developing,” in an exclusive interview with the Khaleej Times.
Reflecting upon her first visit to the emirate, which occurred more than 35 years ago.
Nooyi traced her path from Chennai in southern India to running the soda giant. “I am thankful for my scholarship at the Ivy League Yale University for making me where I am now. ”
The ex-Pepsi Co CEO, Indira Nooyi, spoke about her memoir at Dubai’s 14th Emirates Airlines Festival of Literature.
Additionally, from speaking about her memoir, “My Life in Full: Work, Family, and Our Future”. The 66-year-old was taken aback by the city’s ease of doing business.
Nooyi’s is a remarkable narrative of a remarkable leader. She led the American multinational firm for 12 years.
Including during the global financial crisis of 2007-08.
The first woman of colour and an immigrant to lead a Fortune 50 corporation in the United States.
Her memoir tells the story of a middle-class Indian girl who rose through the ranks of PepsiCo, one of the world’s largest consumer firms.
Thanks to her strong family values, dedication to the Beatles, and passion for cricket.
It’s a candid depiction of her illustrious career and the sacrifices she made along the way.
It encapsulates her one-of-a-kind company model: “performance with a purpose.”
The initiative resulted in the connection between what is good for business and what is good for the planet.
Healthier customers and applicable policies to protect the world’s limited and valuable natural resources.
After she stepped down as chairman in early 2019, her replacement, Ramon Laguarta, had his work cut out for him.
Nooyi will speak at the Dubai Expo 2020 site on Sunday about women’s role in global leadership.
Along with Reem Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director-General of Expo 2020 Dubai.