• Former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi will be speaking at two leaders' dinners in Australia in June, 2019.
    Former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi will be speaking at two leaders' dinners in Australia in June, 2019.

Indra Nooyi, who last month stepped down after 12 years as CEO of PepsiCo, will visit Australia in June next year to share her experiences at the helm of the food and beverage giant.

Nooyi has appeared twice on Time’s ‘100 Most Influential People In The World’ list, and for four consecutive years between 2006 and 2010 has held the top spot on Fortune’s ‘50 Most Powerful Women In Business’ list.

She will present at two leaders’ dinners in Sydney & Melbourne hosted by The Growth Faculty.

Nooyi directed PepsiCo’s global strategy for more than a decade and oversaw the growth of the company’s revenue from $35 billion to $63.5 billion, and she will continue to serve as PepsiCo's chairman until early 2019.

“Indra’s business and FMCG experience is unparalleled. During her visit to Australia she’ll share experiences from the frontline about driving sustainable growth during times of disruption, the power of design thinking and innovation and the business of brand reinvention,” The Growth Faculty’s managing director Karen Beattie says.

“Audiences will also get the opportunity to learn about Indra’s purpose-driven leadership style, lessons in resilience and the leadership essentials every CEO should consider for the next five years.”

Tickets for An Evening with Indra Nooyi leaders’ dinner in Melbourne (Monday 17 June 2019) and Sydney (Tuesday 18 June 2019) are on sale via www.thegrowthfaculty.com.

Packaging News

In the APPMA’s free Digital Lunchtime Series, starting tomorrow a panel of industry experts from AMGC, APCO, Ai Group, and Detmold Group will dissect the topic Manufacturing: Adapting to the New Normal.

TricorBraun has entered into an agreement to buy Australian closures manufacturer Cormack Packaging, marking its first acquisition in ANZ. The transaction is expected to close end September.

The ongoing shipping crisis is causing an increasing number of Australian companies to look at sourcing packaging locally, as importing from China becomes more costly and takes longer.