Debra Crew elevated to PepsiCo Americas Beverages president

PURCHASE, N.Y. — The president of PepsiCo's Western Europe business has been given a new role.

The company said Debra Crew has been named president of PepsiCo Americas Beverages and will oversee PepsiCo's Gatorade and Tropicana business in North America, its Latin America Beverages business, as well as the company's North America warehouse sales organization and Beverage Growth Ventures Group. She will report to PepsiCo Americas Beverages CEO Al Carey and be based in Chicago. Sarah Robb O'Hagan, who had served as president of Gatorade, is leaving PepsiCo to pursue other opportunities.

"Debra is a highly respected executive within PepsiCo and I'm delighted to have her move into this critically important role," PepsiCo chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi said. "She brings strong leadership and diverse experience across multiple food and beverage categories to her new position and will be a driver of continued growth across the businesses she'll be overseeing."

Crew joined PepsiCo in April 2010 as president of PepsiCo's Western Europe business, based in Geneva.

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