Nooyi has been busy pushing changes through PepsiCo this year. For starters, she boosted quarterly results -- revenue jumped 1.2% to $13 billion -- with higher prices and sales of the company's snacks like Doritos and Cheetos. Under her urging, PepsiCo is researching a new sweetener that could result in trading places with rival No. 1 Coca-Cola. 2013 SPOTLIGHT: Her total compensation dropped 17% after the company phased out option awards for top executives and offered stock awards for long-term performance.
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