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Her path: Nooyi started at PepsiCo in 1994 as chief strategist. Later roles there included senior vice president, CFO and president. She was named CEO in 2006 and chairman in 2007.
Company stats: About 300,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue of $60 billion.