10 Best Companies for Leaders 2012: #7 PepsiCo

Procter & Gamble
#7 PepsiCo


Indra Nooyi, CEO

“For our associates to thrive, we must continue to provide a supportive and empowering workplace. This includes giving associates the opportunity to learn and grow professionally through regular training and proven career development tools, as well as the transfer of best practices, skills, knowledge and technology across the businesses.And it’s a commitment in which we must – and will – collectively succeed.”

To accomplish this, PepsiCo provides a number of training and educational programs for associates and even senior management. A list of programs include:

  • PepsiCo University
  • Finance University
  • Consumer Management University
  • Global R&D University

Leadership development also includes programs like “360-Degree Feedback” and the General Manager (GM) Development Center in China to recruit talent in the competitive Chinese market.

PepsiCo is headquartered in Purchase, New York. New York ranked #49 in Chief Executive’s Best/Worst States for Business 2011.

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