Ivanka Trump is said to be courting Nooyi for the role, though no decision has been made and it’s unclear whether the former executive is interested in the job.
Nooyi supported Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election, which could be problematic in her nomination, but Ivanka Trump has long been a fan, calling her a “mentor [and] inspiration” when Nooyi left Pepsi.
The World Bank began the search for a new president when Jim Yong Kim announced last week he was stepping down effective Feb. 1.
While some speculated about a political future for her at the time, she downplayed that talk.
“I’m not good at politics,” she said. “I’m just a good worker bee.”