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Thursday, December 05, 2019



Reckitt Benckiser names Pepsico executive Laxman Narasimhan its CEO

June 12, 2019 12:49 pm

Narasimhan's initial priorities will be to focus on delivering outperformance, especially in the health business unit, and to drive the Lysol maker's plan to split the firm into two business units under the same company.

PepsiCo withdraws potato lawsuits against remaining nine farmers

May 11, 2019 4:03 am

PepsiCo India had taken the farmers to court stating that they had been growing a variety of potato, FC-5 , “without their permission,” since it was registered under the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act (PPV&FR Act).

PepsiCo proposes settlement to Gujarat potato farmers sued by it

April 26, 2019 9:15 pm

Pepsico offered to settle the dispute if the farmers gave an undertaking to purchase this specific variety of seeds from the company and thereafter sell the potato produced to it.

PepsiCo’s Lawsuits Against Farmers: HC tells Deesa court to check cold storages too

April 26, 2019 8:52 am

Pepsico India had filed lawsuits against Fulchand Kachchhawa and Suresh Kachchhawa of Malgadh village in Deesa taluka of Banaskantha on April 11 for “illegally” growing and selling potato variety FL-2027, for which the company is the registered breeder.

Back Gujarat farmers against whom PepsiCo has slapped lawsuits: Rights groups to Centre

April 25, 2019 6:31 am

On a suit filed by PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt Ltd, the Ahmedabad city civil court earlier this month had barred four farmers of Sabarkantha district — Bipin Patel, Chhabil Patel, Vinod Patel and Haribhai Patel — from growing and selling potatoes till April 26.

'India does have huge potential, real question is speed of growth,' says former PepsiCo chairperson Indra Nooyi

March 31, 2019 12:07 pm

Indra Nooyi, who was the guest speaker, was addressing the 'New India Lecture' series, organised by the Consulate under the aegis of Consul General Sandeep Chakravorty and in partnership with the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF).

Uber hires Pepsi's general counsel Tony West as chief legal officer

October 30, 2017 3:43 pm

Uber Technologies Inc said on Friday it hired a new chief legal officer to guide the company through its many legal quandaries

Tamil Nadu traders not to sell Coca Cola, Pepsi from March 1: Reports

January 25, 2017 5:42 pm

According to data collected by Nielsen, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo control approximately 80 per cent of the soft drink market in India.

After Express report on Pepsi displeasure, BCCI gets Vivo to sponsor IPL

October 18, 2015 3:04 pm

Vivo, which will replace PepsiCo as the title sponsor, claims to be among one of the fastest growing companies in India.

BCCI failed to act in a fair and transparent manner: PepsiCo in no mood to relent

October 10, 2015 11:50 am

Pepsi's termination notice squarely blames the cricket board for breaching the contract as they failed to keep the sport clean.


Will Ex-PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi be the World Bank's next CEO?

January 16, 2019 3:40 pm

Ex-PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is reportedly among the frontrunners for the post of World Bank CEO. US President Donald Trump is considering multiple candidates to nominate for the post and Nooyi's name is reportedly being considered.

How many Fortune 500 companies have women as CEOs: News in Numbers

August 08, 2018 10:13 am

The more we look at gender gap, the more we find that it is everywhere. How are Fortune 500 companies doing in terms of women in leadership roles? A look at the disparity in today’s News in Numbers.