Leadership



TOM GRECO, President <br>Frito-Lay North America

TOM GRECO
President
Frito-Lay North America

Tom Greco is president of Frito-Lay North America, where he leads PepsiCo’s $14 billion snack and convenient foods business.

Tom assumed this role in September 2011, after serving as executive vice president and chief commercial officer, Pepsi Beverages Company (PBC), where he was responsible for leading PBC’s commercial efforts across North America.  Before that, he was executive vice president of sales for PepsiCo’s North America Beverages organization and president of global sales for PepsiCo.  He also previously served as president of Frito Lay Canada and senior vice president of sales for Frito-Lay North America. He joined PepsiCo in Canada in 1986.

Before joining PepsiCo, Tom worked at Procter & Gamble. He graduated with a bachelor of commerce degree from Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, and received an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business in London, Ontario. Tom is very active in the Dallas Community.  He is the 2014 Campaign Chair for United Way of Metro Dallas, serves on the Board of SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering and is very involved in the Dallas Heart Walk and advancing the agenda of the American Heart Association.


Marc Guay, President <br>PepsiCo Foods Canada

Marc Guay
President
PepsiCo Foods Canada

Marc Guay is president of PepsiCo Foods Canada, which includes the Frito Lay Canada and Quaker Foods and Snacks businesses. He has held this role since 2008.

Marc began his career with PepsiCo in Canada in 1986. Since then, he held a variety of positions, primarily in sales and general management, including senior vice president of sales and marketing, vice president of sales, and area vice president for Hostess Frito-Lay’s eastern and western areas, before becoming the Frito Lay Canada president in 2001. Before joining PepsiCo, Marc worked for Procter and Gamble.

Marc holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from l’École des Hautes Études Commerciales (affiliée à l’Université de Montréal). He has been actively involved in the Food and Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) Industry Association for several years, serving on its board of directors since 2001. He was appointed and served as chair in 2007. In 2008, Marc joined the board of directors of The Grocery Foundation, a charitable organization devoted to helping underprivileged children.


Ted Herrod, Senior Vice President & General Manager of West Division<br>Frito-Lay North America

Ted Herrod
Senior Vice President & General Manager of West Division
Frito-Lay North America

Ted Herrod, Senior Vice President / GM for the West Division of Frito-Lay, has more than 20 years of experience with PepsiCo.  He previously served as SVP of PepsiCo’s Global Walmart Team.  Ted has also held a variety of sales, marketing, and general management roles with PepsiCo, including SVP of PepsiCo’s Grocery Channel, VP/GM for PepsiCo’s Safeway business, and VP of Sales and Marketing for Frito-Lay Foodservice.

He began his PepsiCo career in 1991, with Frito-Lay in San Antonio after graduating from the University of Texas. During his seven years at Frito-Lay, Ted completed route training, DSL and key account roles, and served as zone sales leader in Austin.

Ted holds bachelors and masters degrees from the University of Texas in Austin.


Marc Kesselman, Senior Vice President & General Counsel <br>Frito-Lay North America

Marc Kesselman
Senior Vice President & General Counsel
Frito-Lay North America

Marc is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of PepsiCo Americas Foods (PAF) and Frito-Lay North America.  As General Counsel, Marc oversees a wide variety of legal, regulatory, government affairs, and policy issues relating to PepsiCo’s food and snack business in North and South America.  In addition to Frito-Lay, this portfolio of businesses includes Quaker Foods & Snacks, Sabritas, Gamesa and Latin America Foods.  PAF employs more than 120,000 people, generates more than $23 billion in revenue, and earns $5.5 billion in profits annually.

Prior to joining PepsiCo, Marc served as General Counsel of the United States Department of Agriculture.  After being nominated to this position by the President and unanimously confirmed by the Senate, Marc advised the Secretary of Agriculture and directed all legal activity for the Department, including litigation, counseling and regulatory development.  He led a team of more than 300 legal professionals in 18 offices across the country.

Before joining USDA, Marc served as Deputy General Counsel in the White House Office of Management and Budget.  There he handled a wide range of regulatory, budgetary and legal policy matters; mediated interagency disputes; and formulated Presidential Executive Orders.  Marc has also worked at the United States Department of Justice as Senior Counsel in the Office of Legal Policy, and as a Trial Attorney in the Civil Division.  The Attorney General presented Marc with the John Marshall Award, the Department of Justice’s highest award for trial of litigation.

Previously, Marc worked as an attorney at a Washington, DC law firm.  He began his legal career as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Julia S. Gibbons, then the Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.

A native of Memphis, Marc graduated with high honors from Cornell University, and with honors from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.  Marc and his wife, Risa, reside in Dallas with their two children.  Marc currently serves on the Board of the Dallas Symphony, the Board of the Texas General Counsel Forum, and on the Counsel of 30 for Dallas CASA.


George Legge, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer <br>Frito-Lay North America

George Legge
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Frito-Lay North America

George Legge is senior vice president and chief financial officer of Frito-Lay North America, responsible for driving the continuous annual growth and overseeing finance, productivity, control, transformation and SAP implementation for PepsiCo’s $13 billion snack and convenient foods business. He assumed this role in December 2010.

George, a 25-year PepsiCo veteran, previously served as CFO and global transformation officer for PepsiCo Strategic Supply Management. George’s other PepsiCo experience includes a wide range of leadership positions in both North American and international operations. Starting in 2004, he led One Up, PepsiCo’s enterprise system initiative to harmonize business practices to leverage scale, build flexibility and support growth. George also previously served as CFO of PepsiCo Europe, and CFO of Frito-Lay Europe, Africa and Middle East. Before that, he was vice president of customer delivery for Frito-Lay North America. George also held numerous roles in finance, sales and operations at Frito-Lay North America before becoming general manager of Frito-Lay Hawaii and then area vice president of Frito-Lay in Minneapolis. He began his career in Pepsi-Cola North America as a business planner.

George earned his bachelor's degree in Finance from the University of Florida and his MBA from the University of Georgia.


Patrick McLaughlin, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Chief Human Resources Officer<br>Frito-Lay North America

Patrick McLaughlin
Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Chief Human Resources Officer
Frito-Lay North America

Patrick McLaughlin is senior vice president of human resources and chief human resources office for Frito-Lay North America, leading the field and headquarters structure with a focus on building organizational health and capability, developing talent and strengthening employee relations.

Patrick assumed this role in February 2012, after serving as vice president of human resources sales and supply chain, which included the human resources support for Frito-Lay North America plants, sales regions, sales operations organizations and the headquarters organizations since May 2010. Before this appointment he served as a regional human resource director, manager of labor relations, and headed the human resources function for the PCNA franchise organization at Pepsi Beverages Company/Pepsi Beverages Americas and helped lead the integration of bottler acquisition.

Prior to PepsiCo, Patrick worked for Exxon in Organizational Development, Labor and HR generalist roles. Patrick holds bachelors and masters degrees from Purdue University and is originally from Northwest Indiana.


Randy Melville, Senior Vice President & General Manager of East Division<br>Frito-Lay North America

Randy Melville
Senior Vice President & General Manager of East Division
Frito-Lay North America

Randy Melville is senior vice president and general manager of Frito-Lay’s east division, which includes the company’s Northeast, Atlantic, Carolinas, Southeast, Central Gulf and Mid America regions.

Randy assumed this role in February 2012, after serving as senior vice president and general manager of Frito-Lay’s Central Business Unit since 2011. Before this appointment, he was senior vice president of sales, vice president and general manager of sales for Frito-Lay’s southern division, chief customer officer for Frito-Lay, and vice president of urban/ethnic marketing for Pepsi-Cola Co. He joined Frito-Lay in 1993. Before leaving Frito-Lay for two years to lead Maytag’s sales organization as senior vice president, Randy was vice president of sales in Texas and Colorado for Frito-Lay.

Before joining Frito-Lay, Randy held numerous leadership positions with Procter & Gamble. He graduated from Princeton University with a bachelor’s degree in sociology.


Jaime Montemayor, Senior Vice President & CIO <br>Frito-Lay North America

Jaime Montemayor
Senior Vice President & CIO
Frito-Lay North America

Jaime Montemayor is senior vice president and chief information officer for Frito-Lay North America. He is responsible for the strategy, planning and delivery of IT capabilities and services for Frito-Lay.

Previously, Jaime was senior vice president and CIO of PepsiCo Transformation, responsible for the delivery of SAP and Data IT solutions for Quaker, Tropicana and Pepsi-Cola North America. Before this appointment, Jaime served as CIO for Frito-Lay North America and Frito-Lay International, including all IT operations for Quaker snacks and foods outside the U.S.

Jaime joined PepsiCo in 1995 as CIO for PepsiCo’s Gamesa business, Mexico’s largest cookie and biscuit company. Before joining PepsiCo, Jaime was a principal with Booz Allen Hamilton and a technical director with Oracle Corp. in Europe and Latin America.

Jaime received a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey in Mexico and a master’s degree in computer science from Stanford University.


Anindita Mukherjee, Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer <br>Frito-Lay North America

Anindita Mukherjee
Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
Frito-Lay North America

Anindita (Ann) Mukherjee is senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Frito-Lay North America. She leads Frito-Lay’s best-in-class marketing disciplines -- brand marketing, advertising, customer marketing, in addition to insights, innovation and marketing services. Before becoming CMO, Ann was group vice president of marketing for all Frito-Lay core brands. Ann started her career with PepsiCo in 2005 at Frito-Lay’s Convenience Foods division, where she led marketing, new product innovation, consumer insights and strategy and for all Quaker snacks.

Ann has more than 15 years of brand management and marketing experience. She started her marketing career working on new product development for Citibank Diners Club. She then moved to Kraft, where for nearly 11 years she worked across several brands, including Kraft Mac ‘N Cheese, Kraft Singles, Taco Bell, Minute Rice, Stove Top Stuffing, Velveeta and DiGiorno. She also worked on developing global new products for Kraft.

Ann received her bachelor’s degree and her MBA from the University of Chicago. In 2007, Advertising Age named Ann one of the “Top 30 Women to Watch,” and Brandweek named her one of its “Marketers of the Year.”


Craig Musgrove, Senior Vice President of Transformation <br> Frito-Lay North America

Craig Musgrove
Senior Vice President of Transformation
Frito-Lay North America

Craig Musgrove is Senior Vice President of Transformation for Frito-Lay North America, responsible for the initiatives and processes that deliver the company’s strategic business plan.  He has held this role since January of 2014, after serving as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Frito-Lay’s West Division for 2 years. 

Craig has held a variety of sales and general management leadership roles within PepsiCo, including Region Vice President, Vice President / General Manager of PepsiCo’s Safeway team and Director of Sales.  He joined PepsiCo in 1991 as a sales associate in Oklahoma City, after graduating from the University of Texas with a degree in Marketing.


Daniel Naor, Senior Vice President & General Manager of Growth Ventures<br>Frito-Lay North America

Daniel Naor
Senior Vice President & General Manager of Growth Ventures
Frito-Lay North America

Daniel Naor is senior vice president and general manager of Growth Ventures for Frito-Lay North America, where he leads Frito-Lay’s expansion in new snacking occasions, from product development to operational execution.   He also leads the collaboration of Growth Ventures with PepsiCo Foods Canada, Quaker Foods & Snacks, PepsiCo Mexico Foods and South America Foods as well as the Global Snacks Group and Growth Ventures Beverages.

He assumed this role in February 2012, after serving as senior vice president of strategy and business innovation since January 2011, where he lead Frito-Lay’s innovation in areas beyond salty snacks as well as overall company strategy. Before this appointment, he was senior vice president of business innovation for Frito-Lay North America and PepsiCo Americas Foods.

Before joining Frito-Lay in 2002, Daniel was a partner and management group member at McKinsey & Co. From 1990 to 2002, he directed and managed more than 100 projects in strategy, organization and operational improvement areas.

Before McKinsey, Daniel worked at Elop Electro-optics Industries (now Elbit Systems) in project management and marketing leadership roles. He began his career at the Israeli Air Force, where he held several responsibilities as department commander and project officer in field and headquarters roles. Daniel earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He earned his MBA from the European Institute of Business Administration.


Vivek Sankaran, Senior Vice President & Chief Customer Officer<br>Frito-Lay North America

Vivek Sankaran
Senior Vice President & Chief Customer Officer
Frito-Lay North America

Vivek Sankaran is senior vice president and chief customer officer for Frito-Lay North America, responsible for leading the company’s sales and partnerships with national customers and channels.

Vivek assumed this role in February 2012, after serving as senior vice president and general manager of Frito-Lay’s South business unit, which included the company’s Southeast, Carolina, Central Gulf and Florida regions since January 2011. Before this appointment he served as PepsiCo’s senior vice president for Corporate Strategy and Development, where he was responsible for guiding the company’s strategic direction.

Before joining PepsiCo in 2009, Vivek was a partner at McKinsey and Co., one of the world’s leading strategy consulting firms. He served several Fortune 100 companies with a focus on retail and high tech. He co-led the firm’s North American purchasing and supply management practice and was on the leadership team of the North American retail practice.  Before working for McKinsey, Vivek was a service engineer for Xerox and a manufacturing engineer for Bekaert, a global wire manufacturer.

Vivek has an MBA from the University of Michigan, a master's degree in manufacturing from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Chennai.


Dave Scalera, Senior Vice President of Go-to-Market Capability and Productivity<br>Frito-Lay North America

Dave Scalera
Senior Vice President of Go-to-Market Capability and Productivity
Frito-Lay North America

Dave Scalera is senior vice president of go-to-market capability and productivity and is responsible for leading the development of next-generation tools and systems that will continue Frito-Lay’s leadership as the premier direct-store delivery (DSD) sales force.

Dave assumed this role in February 2012, after serving as senior vice president and general manager of north business unit since January 2011, which included the company’s Northeast, New York, Mid-Atlantic and Mid-America regions. Before this appointment, he served as division vice president of sales for Frito-Lay since 2006. His other roles in his 25 years with Frito-Lay have included region vice president of sales for New York and region vice president of sales for North Texas. He joined Frito-Lay in 1986 as a sales operations leader after serving as a captain in the U.S. Army.
Dave has been instrumental in leading Frito-Lay’s diversity and inclusion efforts and serves as executive sponsor of Valor, PepsiCo’s employee resource group for military veterans and their supporters.
Dave holds a bachelor's degree in biology from Seton Hall University and an MBA in finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University.


Stephanie Smart, Senior Vice President & Market Supply Officer North America Foods

Stephanie Smart
Senior Vice President & Market Supply Officer North America Foods

Stephanie M. Smart, C.P.M. is senior vice president and market supply officer for PepsiCo’s food and snack business in North America. In this role, she is responsible for procurement within PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division. Stephanie has held this position since June 2012.

Stephanie brings more than 25 years of procurement experience to PepsiCo, with category breadth covering directs, commodities, co-packers, capex/mro, indirects, marketing services and advertising. Previously, Stephanie was senior vice president of Diageo’s Global Procurement Americas division where she was responsible for all categories of spend. Prior to Diageo, Stephanie held a variety of procurement roles at Eastman Kodak, including leading global purchasing for their digital imaging business, as well serving as chief procurement officer of Europe, the Middle East and Africa, based in Geneva, Switzerland.

Stephanie earned her bachelor’s degree in business and economics from Russell Sage College. Later, she achieved certified purchasing manager status. Stephanie is also a certified quality improvement facilitator and holds a manager black belt certification.


Leslie Starr Keating, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain<br>North America Foods

Leslie Starr Keating
Senior Vice President of Supply Chain
North America Foods

Leslie Starr Keating is senior vice president of PepsiCo’s North America Foods Supply Chain, leading the 24,000-person strong team responsible for making and moving Frito-Lay snacks and Quaker foods across the U.S. and Canada.

Leslie assumed this role in February 2012, after serving as senior vice president of operations for Frito-Lay North America for four years. Leslie previously held various field operations and headquarters roles with Frito-Lay.

Before joining PepsiCo in 1985, Leslie spent four years at Procter & Gamble. She received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech and an MBA from Georgia State.


Christopher Wyse, Vice President of Communications <br> Frito-Lay North America & PepsiCo Americas Foods

Christopher Wyse
Vice President of Communications
Frito-Lay North America & PepsiCo Americas Foods

Christopher Wyse is vice president of Communications for Frito-Lay North America and PepsiCo Americas Foods, where he is responsible for internal and external communications across customers, employees, the media and other key stakeholders.  Christopher joined Frito-Lay in 2010 from Whirlpool Corp. where he worked in all aspects of corporate communications. He also held roles in marketing and communications at BBDO and J. Walter Thompson earlier in his career.  He holds a master of business administration degree from Loyola University in Chicago and a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University.  Christopher serves on the board of directors of the Snack Food Association.


Mike Zbuchalski, Senior Vice President of Research & Development <br>Frito-Lay North America

Mike Zbuchalski
Senior Vice President of Research & Development
Frito-Lay North America

Mike Zbuchalski is senior vice president of research and development for Frito-Lay North America. In this role, Mike leads Frito-Lay’s team of innovative engineers, scientists and culinary chefs who are creating healthier snacking and environmentally sustainable packaging.

Since joining Frito-Lay in 1995, Mike has led many of Frito-Lay’s new products and strategic innovation platforms. He received his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Virginia Tech. He is the executive sponsor of Frito-Lay’s Support Team Connection employee resource group.


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