Dubai. PepsiCo’s chairman and CEO Indira Nooyi was appointed the first independent woman director of the International Cricket Council (ICC). Nooyi will join the BCCI in June 2018 He said in an ICC release that I am excited to be the first woman to join the ICC in this post. I look forward to working with ICC partners and cricketers. I love cricket and I have played cricket in youth and through this game I have learned to learn the lessons of teamwork, unity, integrity, respect and healthy competition. ICC President Shashank Manohar said, Indira’s appointment has been made for two years. His tenure can be extended further. His tenure can be extended twice. In this way, they can remain in office for a total of six years. The proposal to appoint an independent woman director in the ICC was approved by the ICC Council in June 2017. This offer was done in the wake of changes in the operations of the game in the world. Indira Nooyi is a Global Business Leader and she has been consistently being included among the influential women of the world by Fortune Magazine.