PepsiCo Announces Appointment of Kyle Faulconer as CEO for Australia and New Zealand
PepsiCo today announced the appointment of Kyle Faulconer as CEO for Australia and New Zealand.
Faulconer will move to Sydney from his native United States, where he is currently vice president and general manager of PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay snack business, responsible for leading the strategic program of Walmart, one of the world’s largest customers. by PepsiCo.
Wern-Yuen Tan, CEO of PepsiCo APAC, said Faulconer’s in-depth customer experience, strong track record of long-term growth in competitive markets, and people-centered leadership approach will be an important asset to the company. local team.
“Kyle brings a wealth of experience in successfully navigating complex and competitive markets with a deep understanding of our business and our purpose. We are delighted to welcome Kyle to ANZ and know he will lead the team to new heights, ”said Tan.
Passionate advocate of consumer-centric innovation, during his 14-year tenure at PepsiCo Faulconer, he held various roles and responsibilities spanning specialties such as field operations, strategic account management and corporate strategy. direct sales to consumers.
In his new role as CEO, Faulconer will focus on innovation and continued growth in the PepsiCo beverage and snack portfolio, while strengthening the market focus and people-led business operations.
“I am delighted to join the world class team and help the PepsiCo company continue to grow in Australia and New Zealand. I look forward to creating new opportunities to accelerate our positive and targeted impact on our partners, customers and consumers, ”said Faulconer.
Faulconer officially joined PepsiCo ANZ in January 2022.