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Ramon Laguarta

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 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’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