The Madras-born Nooyi is the president and chief executive officer of PepsiCo, the world`s fourth-largest food and beverage company. According to Forbes magazine`s 2006 poll, Nooyi is the fourth most powerful woman in the world. Fortune Magazine selected her as the Most Powerful Woman in Business in 2006. She would take over as chairperson of PepsiCo on May 2, 2007.
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