Top 50 Wal-Mart's on top. Which other companies made the top 50 this year? (more)
Best big companies to work forSee more than 30 companies that made both the Fortune 1000 and Best Companies to Work For lists this year. (more)
Faces of the future These twentysomethings may not have a ton of experience, but you'd never know it from their job descriptions. (more)
3 of 12
Indra Nooyi
Indra Nooyi
Title: Chairman and CEO
Company: PepsiCo
Company rank: 59
Age: 52
Compensation: $11.8 million

PepsiCo is on a binge--a $1.3 billion feast of acquisitions. But it's not for fat or sugar-laden products. Instead, Indra Nooyi (who's been CEO since 2006) has been culling from a menu of natural and organic snacks and drinks. The beverage giant has already bought Naked Juice, which promises antioxidant-heavy, no-sugar-added smoothies, and Stacy's Pita chips.

Nooyi's motivation has been to make moves that fatten up the bottom line without adding to the expansion of customers' waistlines. The strategy seems to be working: In 2007, Nooyi's first full year as CEO, revenue increased 12% to $39.5 billion.

NEXT: Irene Rosenfeld
Last updated April 24 2008: 10:52 AM ET
Compensation figures include salary, bonus, deferred compensation, non-equity incentive plan, pension and exercised options, according to most recent data available. Figures are for 2007, unless otherwise noted.
Market indexes are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer LIBOR Warning: Neither BBA Enterprises Limited, nor the BBA LIBOR Contributor Banks, nor Reuters, can be held liable for any irregularity or inaccuracy of BBA LIBOR. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2014 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer The Dow Jones IndexesSM are proprietary to and distributed by Dow Jones & Company, Inc. and have been licensed for use. All content of the Dow Jones IndexesSM © 2014 is proprietary to Dow Jones & Company, Inc. Chicago Mercantile Association. The market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2014. All rights reserved. Most stock quote data provided by BATS.