Indra Nooyi of Pepsico to step down after 12 years as CEO

Nooyi, 62, who has been with the company for 24 years, will continue as chairman of the board until early 2019.
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PepsiCo’s chief executive officer Indra Nooyi would step down from its position after 12 years at the helm.

President Ramon Laguarta will take over from Nooyi on Oct. 3 and will also join the board, the company said in a statement.

Nooyi, 62, who has been with the company for 24 years, will continue as chairman of the board until early 2019.

Laguarta, a 22-year veteran of PepsiCo, oversaw global operations, corporate strategy, public policy and government affairs in his role as president.

He also served as CEO of the company’s Europe Sub-Saharan Africa division before becoming president.

The company’s shares have gained 78 percent since Nooyi took the top job in 2006.

PepsiCo’s chief executive officer Indra Nooyi would step down from its position after 12 years at the helm.

President Ramon Laguarta will take over from Nooyi on Oct. 3 and will also join the board, the company said in a statement.

Nooyi, 62, who has been with the company for 24 years, will continue as chairman of the board until early 2019.

Laguarta, a 22-year veteran of PepsiCo, oversaw global operations, corporate strategy, public policy and government affairs in his role as president.

He also served as CEO of the company’s Europe Sub-Saharan Africa division before becoming president.

The company’s shares have gained 78 percent since Nooyi took the top job in 2006.

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