PepsiCo Chairman and CEO will expertise in managing a global brand portfolio

Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo chairman and CEO, will share her expertise in managing a worldwide brand portfolio at the next Carlson School of Management "1st Tuesday Speaker Series" on May 7 at 11:30 a.m. at McNamara Alumni Center.

Nooyi has directed PepsiCo's global strategy for more than a decade, and recently led its acquisition of Tropicana and merger with Quaker Oats. The international food and beverage corporation is comprised of 22 beloved brands, from Pepsi to Frito-Lay, that generate more than $65 billion annually. In 2012, she was named one of Forbes's 100 Most Powerful Women, alongside Michelle Obama, Melinda Gates, and Oprah.

Nooyi holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta, and a master's degree in Public and Private Management from Yale University.

Tickets for the May 1st Tuesday are SOLD OUT. Register now for the June event, featuring Jennifer Ford-Reedy, President of the Bush Foundation.

About the Carlson School of Management's 1st Tuesday Speaker Series

The Carlson School of Management's "1st Tuesday Speaker Series" began in 1992 to provide an opportunity for alumni and friends of the Carlson School to continue their management education. The series features top-notch executives as keynote speakers addressing hot topics in business and leadership. The event attracts alumni and business leaders from throughout the corporate community and is a popular networking venue.