PepsiCo driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana, has announced 2 leadership appointments to the company’s management team. Enderson Guimaraes, currently Chief Executive Officer (CEO), PepsiCo Europe, has been named Executive Vice President (EVP), Global Categories and Operations, PepsiCo. He will be responsible for overseeing the company’s global beverage, global snacks and global nutrition groups; its business & information solutions function; global procurement; productivity; supply chain and corporate strategy.
Ramon Laguarta, currently President, Developing & Emerging Markets, PepsiCo Europe, has been named CEO of PepsiCo Europe. He will be responsible for overseeing the company’s food and beverage business across Europe and food business in Sub-Saharan Africa. Both Guimaraes and Laguarta will report to Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo Chairman and CEO.
“PepsiCo enjoys a deep bench of leaders across the company that is enabling us to consistently deliver strong results and create shareholder value “Enderson and Ramon are highly skilled operators who have built impressive performance track records throughout their careers. They bring the right qualities and experiences to their new roles and their leadership will continue to benefit PepsiCo as we execute our strategy to deliver long-term sustainable growth,” said Nooyi.