Two new executives appointed at PepsiCo ANZ

PepsiCo ANZ has appointed two new executives to its leadership team that bring extensive knowledge of the food industry.

Stepping into the role of senior sales director ANZ is Louise Baker, who was previously the sales director at Frucor Suntory.

She was also customer director at Goodman Fielder and spent 14 years in sales, marketing and category positions at Procter and Gamble in the United Kingdom.

“As a reputable company with many iconic brands in its portfolio, PepsiCo ANZ appealed to both my interests in shopper marketing and drive to expand the footprint of an FMCG company within its local market,” said Baker.

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“Having built a career on customer experience and sales, the sales director role at PepsiCo ANZ seemed like a natural fit and next step for me and I look forward to steering the sales team in a direction that will meet consumer demand for the long-term,” she said.

Dulcie de Koning has been appointed to the role of commercial strategy director ANZ.

She was previously employed at Procter and Gamble for 20 years, working in both Australia and the United Kingdom.

De Koning’s experience spans retail channels and categories and has previously included beauty and grooming, homecare and electrical.

“I’ve worked with leading brands to deliver sustained business performance in sales, customer marketing and strategy positions and look forward to doing the same at PepsiCo ANZ,” said De Koning.

PepsiCo ANZ CEO, Danny Celoni said he looked forward to welcoming the additional two talented individuals to the team and their input on current projects.

“PepsiCo ANZ is a vibrant business and we are in a strong position to continue to drive category-leading innovation and growth,” said Celoni.