|A Leader and a Woman of Substance |
|CEO Rhetorical Analysis |
|EXPO E34 |
|HES, Fall 2010 |
|Prof. Julie Anne McNary |
“I know what it’s like to be an outsider. I’ve experienced it firsthand,” Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal. Nooyi is the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo, which is one of the …show more content…
On August 16, 2006, PepsiCo CEO Steve Reinemund announced his early retirement and appointed Nooyi to take his place to become the 1st woman and 5th Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo. With vast experience and desire to promote change in business, Nooyi launched her vision with PepsiCo’s motto of “Performance with Purpose.” This integral strategy will define Nooyi’s legacy as CEO. With her vision, Nooyi has narrowed down the path that the company will embark in the years to come.
Nooyi epitomizes the persona of the CEO we need in today’s changing times. She is an unconventional leader with strong strategic acuity and charismatic appeal. She is a global thinker who continues to evolve and adapt to change. Nooyi’s monumental rise as an