ASIA/AFRICA: PepsiCo appoints new AMEA head
Saad Abdul-Latif died unexpectedly
PepsiCo has named a replacement for Saad Abdul-Latif, the CEO of its Asia, Middle East and Africa unit who died last month.
Sanjeev Chadha, who has been with the company for 23 years, will take on his new role immediately, PepsiCo said today (23 September). Chadha most recently served as president of PepsiCo Middle East and Africa.
“Sanjeev is one of the most respected senior leaders in the PepsiCo family and he has a strong track record of success," PepsiCo chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi said. “His leadership, experience and deep knowledge of the business, the region and its people will help to continue to drive success in AMEA.”
Abdul-Latif, who was 59, died suddenly last month. No further details of his death have been given.
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