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The New York Times reports that the Trump administration is considering the appointment of former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi as president of the World Bank.

The story notes that “the decision-making process for the top post at the World Bank is fluid and in its initial stages and early front-runners and candidates often fall off the radar, or withdraw from consideration, before the president makes his ultimate pick.” However, one person involved in the process who is seen as promoting Nooyi’s candidacy is Ivanka Trump, the president’s eldest daughter.

Nooyi is not seen as a slam-dunk. While she did serve on on Trump’s business advisory council after his election - it was disbanded after a number of executives quit in the wake of the administration’s response to white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Va. - she did not support any candidate during the 2016 election. And she made some comments after the election about how some PepsiCo employees were “in mourning” that may not be seen as sufficiently loyal to Trump.
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