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Amazon steps up diversity hiring, adds ex-PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi to board

Indra Nooyi has been awarded 549 shares of Amazon's common stock as part of the appointment process

Indra Nooyi

File photo of Indra Nooyi, Indian-American PepsiCo CEO

BS Web TeamAgencies New Delhi
In what appears to be Amazon's effort in increasing gender diversity among directors, the technology giant on Monday appointed former PepsiCo chief executive officer (CEO) Indra Nooyi to its board. According to the company's regulatory filing, Nooyi will also join the audit committee of the board, reported Reuters

"On February 25, 2019, the Board of Directors of, Inc. (the “Company”) elected Indra K Nooyi as a director of the company, and also appointed her to the audit committee of the board," Amazon wrote in an 8-K SEC regulatory filing

Nooyi's appointment comes soon after Amazon added

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First Published: Feb 26 2019 | 8:11 AM IST

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