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PepsiCo ceo honored for diversity


CHICAGO Chicago United, a membership organization that promotes corporate diversity and inclusion, announced that Indra Nooyi, chairman and ceo of PepsiCo, will be the recipient of the Chicago United 2008 Bridge Award that honors exemplary leadership in support of advancing diversity and inclusion at the board of directors' level.

The National Bridge Award will be presented at Chicago United's 5th Annual Changing Color of Leadership Conference and 40th Anniversary Gala on Dec. 4.

"I am extremely honored to be recognized as Chicago United's National Bridge Award recipient," said Nooyi. "At PepsiCo we strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment that encourages every associate to bring his or her whole self to work -- not just because it's the right thing to do, but also because diversity in the workplace unleashes creativity and the power of innovation."

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