PepsiCo Names Sanjeev Chadha as CEO in Asia

PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) today announced the appointment of Sanjeev Chadha to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA), effective immediately.

In this role, Chadha will report to Chairman and CEO Indra K. Nooyi and oversee all aspects of PepsiCo’s AMEA business. Chadha most recently served as President, PepsiCo Middle East and Africa.

According to the company, Chadha is a 23-year veteran of PepsiCo and one of the company’s most seasoned international leaders. He has worked in each of AMEA’s key markets and has led multiple business functions, including marketing, sales, innovation, franchise and general management.

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“Sanjeev is one of the most respected senior leaders in the PepsiCo family and he has a strong track record of success,” said Nooyi. “His leadership, experience and deep knowledge of the business, the region and its people will help to continue to drive success in AMEA.”

Chadha (pictured above) holds a Masters (MBA) from Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad and an undergraduate degree from Hindu College, Delhi University.

He will be headquartered in PepsiCo’s Dubai office.

Photo courtesy: PepsiCo

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Rakesh Raman