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Who is the CEO of PepsiCo?

June 08, 2005 06:13 IST
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Who is the CEO of PepsiCo?
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1. Who is the CEO of PepsiCo?
a) Indra K Nooyi
b) Steven S Reinemund
c) E Neville Isdel

2. Who heads Berkshire Hathaway?
a) F Duane Ackerman
b) Michael Capellas
c) Warren Buffet

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The correct answer is Warren Buffet.
Warren Buffet, legendary investor and the world's second richest man after Microsoft czar Bill Gates, started playing the stock market with one of his sisters when he was eleven. At twelve, he was betting on horses, and by high school he had started a business (pinball machines) with a friend, which earned him $50 a week. Not only did he own a business by graduation, but he also had bought himself forty acres of Nebraskan farmland with his profit.
Buffett is now chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, a long-term investment company, which has more than $2 billion in holdings.
Capellas is CEO of MCI.
Ackerman is chairman and CEO of Atlanta-based BellSouth Corporation.
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Warren Buffet, legendary investor and the world's second richest man after Microsoft czar Bill Gates, started playing the stock market with one of his sisters when he was eleven. At twelve, he was betting on horses, and by high school he had started a business (pinball machines) with a friend, which earned him $50 a week. Not only did he own a business by graduation, but he also had bought himself forty acres of Nebraskan farmland with his profit.
Buffett is now chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, a long-term investment company, which has more than $2 billion in holdings.
Capellas is CEO of MCI.
Ackerman is chairman and CEO of Atlanta-based BellSouth Corporation.

3. This CEO is credited with authoring the computer language CBASIC. Name him.
a) Craig R Barrett
b) Larry Ellison
c) Gordon Eubanks

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The correct answer is Gordon Eubanks.
Gordon Eubanks is the CEO, president of Oblix. Oblix powers many of the world's largest Web portals and extranets.
Eubanks also founded Compiler Systems, Inc. and authored its products: CBASIC, one of the first successful languages on personal computers. Compiler Systems was acquired by Digital Research in August of 1981. Eubanks left Digital Research in September 1983.
Craig R Barrett is President and CEO of Intel.
Lawrence J Ellison is Chairman and CEO of Oracle Corp.
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Gordon Eubanks is the CEO, president of Oblix. Oblix powers many of the world's largest Web portals and extranets.
Eubanks also founded Compiler Systems, Inc. and authored its products: CBASIC, one of the first successful languages on personal computers. Compiler Systems was acquired by Digital Research in August of 1981. Eubanks left Digital Research in September 1983.
Craig R Barrett is President and CEO of Intel.
Lawrence J Ellison is Chairman and CEO of Oracle Corp.

4. Which of these is not the right answer?
a) Jeffrey R Emmelt, CEO, General Electric
b) Bill Gates, CEO, Microsoft
c) Rick Wagoner, CEO, General Motors

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The correct option is Bill Gates, CEO, Microsoft .
William (Bill) H. Gates is chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corporation. Born on Oct. 28, 1955, Gates grew up in Seattle with his two sisters. Their father, William H. Gates II, is a Seattle attorney. Their late mother, Mary Gates, was a schoolteacher. He began programming computers at age 13.
In 1973, Gates entered Harvard University as a freshman, where he lived down the hall from Steve Ballmer, who is now Microsoft's chief executive officer. In his junior year, Gates left Harvard to devote his energies to Microsoft, a company he had begun in 1975 with his childhood friend Paul Allen.
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William (Bill) H. Gates is chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft Corporation. Born on Oct. 28, 1955, Gates grew up in Seattle with his two sisters. Their father, William H. Gates II, is a Seattle attorney. Their late mother, Mary Gates, was a schoolteacher. He began programming computers at age 13.
In 1973, Gates entered Harvard University as a freshman, where he lived down the hall from Steve Ballmer, who is now Microsoft's chief executive officer. In his junior year, Gates left Harvard to devote his energies to Microsoft, a company he had begun in 1975 with his childhood friend Paul Allen.

5. Who is the highest paid CEO of 2004?
a) Steve Balmer, Microsoft
b) Scott G McNealy, Sun Micro
c) Terry Semel, Yahoo!

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The correct answer is Terry Semel, Yahoo!.
Terry Semel joined Yahoo! as chairman and chief executive officer of Yahoo! Inc in May 2001. Previously, Semel spent 24 years at Warner Bros. Prior to Warner Bros, Semel managed Walt Disney's Theatrical Distribution division, and CBS' Theatrical Distribution division.
Semel is currently on the Board of Directors of Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation, Revlon, Inc. and the Guggenheim Museum.
Forbes ranks the 62-year-old Semel as the highest paid CEO with total compensation of $230.6 million.
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Terry Semel joined Yahoo! as chairman and chief executive officer of Yahoo! Inc in May 2001. Previously, Semel spent 24 years at Warner Bros. Prior to Warner Bros, Semel managed Walt Disney's Theatrical Distribution division, and CBS' Theatrical Distribution division.
Semel is currently on the Board of Directors of Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation, Revlon, Inc. and the Guggenheim Museum.
Forbes ranks the 62-year-old Semel as the highest paid CEO with total compensation of $230.6 million.

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