According to news reports, the Tata Group is planning to hire Pepsico CEO Indra Nooyi, as their next chairman with Tata International MD Noel Tata being another top contender on their list.
Cyrus Mistry Indian Express
Pepsico’s Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi, who is better known as Indra Nooyi has been part of the Pepsico Group since 1994 and became its CFO back in 2001.
Indra Nooyi AP
Since 2007-08 she has consistently ranked among the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women and is the only ‘Indian-origin’ woman in Fortune’s 51 Most Powerful Women list.
This list also includes Arun Sarin, former Vodafone CEO, plus Noel Tata of Tata International, N Chandrasekaran who is TCS CEO and Ishaat Hussain and B. Muthuraman who are both from Tata Group.
Noel Tata News World India
Since Mistry removal as Tata’s chairman on October 24, there has been a lot of speculation as to why the step was taken so suddenly.