Indra Nooyi under consideration for heading the World Bank

By Xappie Desk, January 28, 2019 12:35 IST

Indra Nooyi under consideration for heading the World Bank

Indra Nooyi the Indian-American business leader who headed the multinational PepsiCo is under consideration to head the World Bank according to various media reports.
 
Nooyi, after leading the company for 12 years stepped down from her role at PepsiCo last August has been courted as an administration ally by Ivanka Trump, who is playing a role in the selection of a nominee
 
If she is nominated by US President Donald Trump then she will succeed Jim Yong Kim, a Korean immigrant who unexpectedly announced his resignation at the beginning of the year.
 
If Nooyi becomes the World Bank's president, the four top jobs in international financial policy-making would be held by women, out of which two of them by women of Indian descent.



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