JIM FARRELL - VICE PRESIDENT OF LOGISTICS, DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION, PEPSI

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Leads transportation field execution in North America for Pepsi-Cola, Gatorade, Tropicana and Quaker Foods and Snacks. Assumed current role in March 2011, following the mergers of PepsiCo, Pepsi Bottling Group and PepsiAmericas. Prior to current position, served as Vice President Transportation for Pepsi Bottling Group.

Joined Pepsi-Cola Company in 1998 and held a variety of positions with increasing responsibility in the areas of manufacturing, fleet maintenance, supply planning and transportation in the field and at headquarters. 

Served five years in the U.S. Army, achieving the rank of Captain. Received a Master of Arts from Lehigh University in Politics and Policy and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Brooklyn College.