Currently CEO, Europe Sub-Saharan Africa (ESSA) Ramon Laguarta will take on the role of president, PepsiCo this September. As such, he will oversee PepsiCo’s global category groups and the company’s global operations, corporate strategy, and public policy and government affairs functions, as well as the PepsiCo Foundation. He has been with PepsiCo for more than 20 years.
Also on September 1, Laxman Narasimhan, PepsiCo’s current CEO, Latin America (LATAM), will become CEO, LATAM and ESSA. In this position, he will be responsible for the company’s food and beverage businesses in both geographic areas.
Current PepsiCo President, Russia, Ukraine and CIS Silviu Popovici will be assuming the role of president, ESSA. He has been in his current position for the past three years.