The firm noted that during Compton’s tenure as president of PepsiCo, the food and beverage group achieved productivity gains of $1bn. He has also served as Vice Chairman and President of Pepsi’s Frito-Lay North America business and CEO of PepsiCo Americas Foods.
CD&R chairman and CEO Donald Gogel said, “John is a seasoned executive with 30 years of marketing, sales, manufacturing and general management experience within all of PepsiCo’s businesses.
“He is an inspirational and results-oriented leader, well rounded in all business functions with deep experience managing complexity and consumer oriented enterprises.”
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