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Kanioura named an EVP at PepsiCo

Kanioura named an EVP at PepsiCo

PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo. announced that Athina Kanioura has been appointed executive vice president and chief strategy and transformation officer. She will report to chairman and chief executive officer Ramon Laguarta. In this new role, Kanioura will lead PepsiCo’s end-to-end strategy to win both as a total company and in key markets, including the company’s

PepsiCo announces senior leadership appointments

PepsiCo announces senior leadership appointments

PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo. announced  on Wednesday that Roberto Azevêdo, currently director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), has been appointed executive vice president and chief corporate affairs officer, effective September 1. In this newly created role that brings PepsiCo’s public policy, government affairs, and communications activities under one umbrella, Azevêdo will focus on solidifying

PepsiCo releases 2019 Sustainability Report

PepsiCo releases 2019 Sustainability Report

PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo has published its 2019 Sustainability Report, highlighting progress toward its sustainability goals and reaffirming the company’s agenda to help build a more sustainable food system. “Today’s global environmental and societal pressures are bringing into sharp focus the need for systemic change,” said Ramon Laguarta, PepsiCo’s CEO and Chairman. “These challenges not only require deeper

Aunt Jemima brand to remove image from packaging, change brand name

Aunt Jemima brand to remove image from packaging, change brand name

CHICAGO — Aunt Jemima, one of the long-time brands of The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, announced Wednesday it will remove the image of Aunt Jemima from its packaging and change the name of the brand. Packaging changes without the Aunt Jemima image will begin to appear throughout Q4 of 2020. The name

PepsiCo to join Ocean Conservancy’s #TeamOcean ahead of Super Bowl LIV

PepsiCo to join Ocean Conservancy’s #TeamOcean ahead of Super Bowl LIV

MIAMI — PepsiCo and Ocean Conservancy announced Thursday, in the lead up to Super Bowl LIV in Miami, plans to partner on a series of beach cleanups around the United States. The first cleanup will be held at Oleta River State Park on Saturday, February 1, with singer Ally Brooke and country music duo LOCASH.

PepsiCo to achieve 100% renewable electricity in the U.S.

PepsiCo to achieve 100% renewable electricity in the U.S.

PURCHASE, N.Y. — Some of America’s favorite snacks and beverages – from Lay’s and SunChips to bubly, Gatorade and Pepsi – will soon be made using electricity from renewable sources, such as wind and solar. PepsiCo  announced plans to achieve 100% renewable electricity for its U.S. direct operations this year. The U.S. is the food

PepsiCo accelerates plastic waste reduction efforts

PepsiCo accelerates plastic waste reduction efforts

PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo announced a new target to reduce 35% of virgin plastic content across its beverage portfolio by 2025, which equates to the elimination of 2.5 million metric tons of cumulative virgin plastic.  Progress will be driven by the company’s increased use of recycled content and alternative packaging materials for its beverage brands,

PepsiCo names Krishnan global chief commercial officer

PepsiCo names Krishnan global chief commercial officer

PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo announced Wednesday that Ram Krishnan, currently chief executive officer, Greater China for PepsiCo, has been appointed to the role of PepsiCo’s global chief commercial officer. Krishnan will continue to lead PepsiCo’s Greater China sector at this point. He replaces Laxman Narasimhan who is departing the company to become CEO of the

PepsiCo’s $500,000 investment helped food banks around the world in 2018

PepsiCo’s $500,000 investment helped food banks around the world in 2018

PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo, one of the world’s leading food and beverage companies, and The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN), a nonprofit organization that develops and supports food banks in more than 30 countries, delivered more than 85 million servings of fresh food to communities in need in 2018 as part of their partnership to strengthen food

PepsiCo announces leadership appointments

PepsiCo announces leadership appointments

PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo announced today that Albert Carey, chief executive officer, PepsiCo North America, will retire at the end of March 2019 after nearly four decades at PepsiCo. Vivek Sankaran, who currently serves as president and chief operating officer of Frito-Lay North America, will now become its CEO, and Kirk Tanner, who currently serves as president

PepsiCo unveils festive food and drink for the holiday season

PepsiCo unveils festive food and drink for the holiday season

PURCHASE, N.Y. — This holiday season, PepsiCo is offering limited-time snack and beverage products for consumers to share and enjoy with friends and family. From cheerful snacks and drinks to make your gatherings more festive, to fun and exciting products ideal for stocking stuffers, PepsiCo has you covered this holiday season. New this year for a

PepsiCo announces brands for Nutrition Greenhouse North America program

PepsiCo announces brands for Nutrition Greenhouse North America program

PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo has announced the ten emerging food and beverage brands that will join its first collaborative accelerator program in North America. Each of the ten participating startups will receive $20,000 in grant funding and participate in a 6-month business optimization program. The Nutrition Greenhouse program is designed to accelerate the growth of these

PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi to step down, Laguarta named new CEO

PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi to step down, Laguarta named new CEO

NEW YORK — PepsiCo Inc announced today that Indra Nooyi would step down as its longtime chief executive officer, handing the reins to company veteran Ramon Laguarta at a time when the beverage maker navigates a challenging global soda market. Laguarta will take over on October 3 and will also join the board, the company