New Leadership for PepsiCo ANZ Danny Celoni appointed to CEO

Posted by Jack Cain on 2nd May 2018

PepsiCo Inc. have announced the appointment of Danny Celoni to the role of Australia and New Zealand CEO.

He will assume his new responsibility for the snacks and beverages portfolios, including local brands Smith’s, Red Rock Deli and Bluebird; and international brands Pepsi, Gatorade and Doritos.

Adel Garas, President, PepsiCo Asia Pacific, said Danny brings to the role a deep understanding of our customers and the Australian and New Zealand retail environments.

”He has been instrumental in the growth of our brands over the past 18 months and is well placed to lead the team as we chart our next chapter, Garas said.

Danny will commence the new role immediately and is happy to be doing so.

“I couldn’t be prouder to lead PepsiCo Australia and New Zealand,’ Celoni said.

“With an enviable portfolio of both home-grown and world-leading brands, and a great team of talented people, PepsiCo is in a strong position to continue to drive category-leading innovation and growth in Australia and New Zealand.” he said.

Celoni was previously the sales director for PepsiCo Australia and New Zealand, a role in which he has spent the last 18 months. Celoni began his career at Diageo and spent a decade and half there in varying roles.

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