2015 Global Leadership Award given to Indra Nooyi and Shobana Bhartia [ Current Affairs ]

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About Indra Nooyi: She was born on 28th October 1955. She was born in Tamil speaking family in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. She is India born adapted American. She is currently the business executive and the Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of Pepsico.

Image of Indira Nooyi

Image of Indira Nooyi

2015 Global Leadership Award Winner

  • Pepsico is the 2nd largest food and beverage business in the world.
  • She is constantly ranked among World’s 100 most Powerful Women.
  • She was ranked 13 in the Forbes list of World’s 100 most powerful women in 2014.

About Shobana Bhartia:

Image of Shobana Bhartia

Image of Shobana Bhartia

2015 Global Leadership Award Winner

  • She was born in 1957.
  • She is the daughter of the Industrialist KK Birla.
  • She is currently the chairperson and Editorial Director of Hindustan Times Group.
  • Hindustan Times group is one of the India’s newspaper and media houses.
  • She has a political career with association with Congress party.
  • She was also elected as a member of Rajya Sabha.

About the award given to them:

  • Both the ladies were given the honor of 2015 Global leadership award.
  • They were honored with this award for their roles as top women leaders in the world of Business and their success to drive more broad global economy.

- Published on: September 23, 2015