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  • Soft drink giant PepsiCo wins trademark case over 'Aquafina' June 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Soft drink giant Pepsico India Holdings Pvt Ltd has won a legal battle in the Delhi High Court over the trademark 'Aquafina' used for its packaged drinking water. A bench of Justice G S Sistani restrained PSI Ganesh Marketing from using "deceptively similar" trademark 'Aqua Fies' and causing...
  • Work begins on PepsiCo's largest beverage plant in Andhra Pradesh December 21, 2013

    Soft drink major PepsiCo's largest beverage plant in India is coming up in Andhra Pradesh at a cost of Rs.1,230 crore, its single largest investment in India. At a ceremony held at Hyderabad on Saturday, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy laid the foundation stone for the facility being built at...
  • PepsiCo to invest Rs 33,000 crore in India by 2020 November 12, 2013

    PepsiCo Inc, $65 billion US-based beverages and snacks major, has announced on Monday that it has earmarked Rs 33,000 crore for investments in India by 2020. The decision comes as a surprise as the Indian economy has slowed to a decade-low of 5 per cent growth in fiscal...
  • Hope whosoever comes to power will manage country well, says Indra Nooyi November 11, 2013

    PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi, on Monday, hoped that whosoever comes to power after the next elections will manage the country well so that India clocks a consistent 7-8 per cent economic growth. "Our hope is that whosoever is in power, manages this country consistently for all the potential the...
  • PepsiCo names Chadha Asia, Middle East, Africa CEO September 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Global beverages and snacks major PepsiCo on Monday said it has promoted India-born Sanjeev Chadha to the position of Chief Executive Officer of its Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) region operations, spanning across 90 countries. A veteran having spent 23 years at PepsiCo, Chadha will directly report to...
  • Man Utd sign two-year sponsorship deal with PepsiCo July 31, 2013

    London: English Premier League soccer champions Manchester United (MANU.N) added PepsiCo Inc (PEP.N) to their expanding roster of global sponsors on Wednesday, signing a two-year deal with the US firm as its soft drinks partner in the Asia Pacific region. Manchester United said PepsiCo would be their soft drinks partner in...
  • Omnicom, Publicis merge to form world's biggest advertising firm July 29, 2013

    Omnicom Group Inc and Publicis Groupe SA say they are combining in a "merger of equals" that will create the world's largest advertising firm, one worth more than $35 billion. The combined company will be called Publicis Omnicom Group and be jointly led by Omnicom CEO John Wren and Publicis CEO...
  • Indra Nooyi and Padmasree Warrior have much in common July 1, 2013

    Indra Nooyi Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo Age: 57 Earned her Bachelors in physics, chemistry and mathematics from Madras Christian College in 1974. MBA, IIM-Calcutta, 1976. Master of Public and Private Management, Yale University, 1980 Married to Raj Nooyi; has two daughters, Preetha and Tara Earned $12.6 million last year High Point: President Obama invited her...
  • PepsiCo India President Manu Anand quits after 19 years June 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Beverages and snacks major PepsiCo India said its India Region President Manu Anand has quit the company with immediate effect after working with the company for 19 years. "PepsiCo India Region President Manu Anand has decided to join another company and is leaving PepsiCo. His successor will be announced...
  • PepsiCo to double potato procurement in India in 5 yrs December 5, 2012

    Sangareddy: PepsiCo on Wednesday said it is looking to double procurement of potato in India annually over the next five years from the current 2.4 lakh tonnes, a day after BJP leader Sushma Swaraj stated that the food and beverages major rejected local produce in Punjab. "We work with around...
  • Kolkata traders share Mamata's fears on FDI in retail December 3, 2012

    Kolkata: FDI in multi-brand retail has been the most contentious of UPA-II's big ticket economic reforms. But the question is what do the stakeholders on the ground think about it. CNN-IBN finds out what Kolkata feels about FDI in multi-brand retail. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee pulled out...
  • Kolkata: Traders, farmers divided over FDI October 1, 2012

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee may have pulled out of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government over her opposition to the Centre's decision to allow 51 per cent foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail. But back in her own state capital, the verdict seems to be split on...
  • Nooyi among Fortune 500's 18 female powerbrokers May 9, 2012

    New York: The India-born chief executive of Pepsico Indra Nooyi is one of the 18 women who are at present at the helm of America's biggest 500 corporations, according US business magazine Fortune. Nooyi is ranked fourth by Fortune in the list of Fortune 500's "female powerbrokers". "Nooyi has overseen a shift...
  • Pepsi's new tagline: 'Live For Now' April 30, 2012

    New York: In the 1980s Michael Jackson pitched it as "the choice of a new generation." In 1990 Ray Charles told people they "had the right one, baby." Now, Pepsi wants people to "Live for Now." A multi-year campaign featuring that tagline, as well as various online components, ads and partnerships...
  • Indra Nooyi gets a raise, makes $17 mn in 2011 March 24, 2012

    Washington: PepsiCo's Indian-born chairman and chief executive Indra Nooyi received $17.1 million in compensation in 2011, a 5.8 percent increase from her 2010 package, according to a regulatory filing. The increase was driven largely by changes in the value of her retirement benefits at PepsiCo, according to the Securities and Exchange...
  • UAE: Coke, Pepsi asked to remove cans from sale February 23, 2012

    Dubai: The UAE's Ministry of Economy has ordered removal of certain cans and bottles of Pepsi and Coca Cola from the market within one month, saying that the companies have reduced quantities without prior permission. The decision was taken after meeting between the Ministry and local departments following complaints the...
  • Nooyi 2nd most powerful woman in US business October 1, 2011

    Washington: After five years on top, PepsiCo's Indian American chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi has been pushed to the second spot as most powerful woman in US business by Kraft's CEO, Irene Rosenfeld. Nooyi was the only woman in the top 10 most powerful to be among the top 10 highest...
  • Pepsi to launch social vending machine April 28, 2011

    New York: PepsiCo Inc is introducing a "social vending" machine that lets users buy each other drinks remotely, further proof that its decades-old rivalry with Coca-Cola Co is going ever-more high tech. A prototype of the new technology will debut at a trade show this week in Chicago. Coke started...
  • Corporate America sends budget wishlist to FM February 19, 2011

    Washington: Corporate America wants Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to give positive indications on raising the FDI cap in insurance sector and opening multi-brand retailing during presentation of budget. In their wish list to Mukherjee, as he prepares to present his annual budget in less than 10...
  • Indra Nooyi's sister in race for Grammy Award December 13, 2010

    New York: She has decades of managerial experience and now, India-origin Chandrika Krishnamurthy Tandon, the sister of PepsiCo Chief Indra Nooyi, is in the race for a Grammy award. Tandon's work 'Om Namo Narayanaya: Soul Call', which features Sanskrit chants, has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the 'Best Contemporary...
  • Over 200 CEOs coming to India with Obama October 29, 2010

    Washington: With trade high on his agenda, some 200 odd top US business chiefs, including soft drink giant Pepsico's India-born CEO Indra Nooyi, are expected to join US President Barack Obama on his India visit next month. Also expected are Honeywell CEO David M. Cote, who co-chairs the India-US CEO Forum...
  • GE, PepsiCo India in corporate awards final list September 8, 2010

    Washington: GE and PepsiCo in India are among 12 American companies selected as finalists for the Secretary of State's prestigious 2010 Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE). Chosen from a record number of 78 nominations submitted by American ambassadors around the world, ACE finalists are international business leaders who recognize the vital...
  • Factbox: Sponsors' reaction to Woods sex scandal December 15, 2009

    Reuters: World No 1 golfer Tiger Woods, engulfed in a sex scandal, has been dumped by one big corporate sponsor, while some have been supportive and others are reevaluating their relationships with the top product pitchman. Here are details of positions taken by sponsors: Accenture - Technology outsourcing and...
  • Nooyi rates India as one of the top three markets November 11, 2009

    New Delhi: It is perhaps is a sign of things to come. The world is turning to India as the next big business hub and Cola giant Pepsico plans to have its first ever global board meet in Mumbai for the first time ever. This is the board's second meeting...
  • India most important future market for PepsiCo: Nooyi November 10, 2009

    New Delhi: PepsiCo will hold its global board meeting in India this year as it sees the country as its "most important future market", according to company chairperson and chief executive Indra Nooyi. "India is going to be the most important future market for the company. That is why we wanted...
  • IIM alumni named new head of PepsiCo's Quaker unit October 7, 2009

    New York: The US-based food and beverages giant PepsiCo has named Indian-born senior executive Jaya Kumar as president of its two billion dollar Quaker Foods and Snacks division. Kumar will lead the division that has a large portfolio of brands, which includes Quaker cereals, the chewy granola bars, and Aunt Jemima...
  • Indra Nooyi named CEO of the year July 14, 2009

    Washington: India-born Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo, Indra Nooyi, has been named 2009 CEO of the Year by the Global Supply Chain Leaders Group (GSCLG). Nooyi's key contributions include promoting and supporting socially responsible business practices, including taking on one of the planet's most pressing problems, climate change. The...
  • Indra Nooyi among top 15 Fortune 500 Women CEOs July 10, 2009

    b>Washington: The India-born Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of beverage giant Pepsico, Indra Nooyi, is ranked fourth among 15 Fortune 500 Women CEOs who "show what it takes to lead some of the America's biggest companies" from health care, to food, to retail, to technology. Since becoming CEO in 2006, Indra Nooyi,...
  • Pepsico in Fortune list of world's most admired cos March 4, 2009

    New York: Apple Inc, the maker of touchscreen iPhone, has topped the 2009 Fortune list of the most admired companies in the world but no Indian company has made the cut. However, Pepsico, led by India-born Indra Nooyi, has found a place in the list of top 50, prepared by...
  • Storyboard: Pepsi, Cola fight continues March 1, 2009

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