Running a multinational corporation with annual revenues north of $63 billion and a market cap of more than $153 billion is not easy. Every day presents new choices on which the future of the company could depend.
As a result, the CEO and CFO of Pepsico get into arguments on a pretty regular basis, say Indra Nooyi, the CEO and chairman of Pepsico, and Hugh Johnston, CFO and vice chairman of Pepsico. The pair appeared earlier this week at the Net/Net event at the New York Stock Exchange.
"We argue and fight about lots of issues," says Nooyi. "We shut the door and we debate."