PepsiCo’s outgoing CEO Indra Nooyi and MasterCard’s chief executive Ajay Banga were among a small group of top corporate leaders hosted by US President Donald Trump for a dinner at his private golf club in New Jersey to hear their perspective on the state of the country’s economy.
The White House had said in a statement that the dinner is an “opportunity for the President to hear how the economy is doing from their perspective and what their priorities and thoughts are for the year ahead.”
Ms Nooyi and Mr Banga were accompanied by their spouses Raj Nooyi and Ritu Banga, according to an updated list of attendees provided by the White House.
Among the 15 prominent business leaders attending the dinner hosted by President Trump yesterday were Fiat Chrysler CEO Michael Manley, FedEx president and CEO Fredrick Smith and Boeing’s chief executive officer Dennis Muilenburg.
Donald Trump’s wife Melania Trump, daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner also attended the…