Indra Nooyi

Title: Chairman and CEO
Company: PepsiCo.
Country: USA

Nooyi has more than doubled sales from outside the U.S. in her seven years running PepsiCo (pep, +0.27%). International markets now make up about half of the company’s $65.5 billion in revenue. Indian-born Nooyi has made sure her product pipeline reflects her consumer base: Since 2012, “innovation centers” have popped up in Shanghai, Hamburg, and Monterrey, Mexico.