Skip to Main Content

Speaker Bio

Steven S. Reinemund is an American businessman who was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo from 2001-2006. Reinemund spent many years working for PepsiCo in various capacities. During his tenure as CEO, revenue grew by $9 billion, net income rose 70%, earnings per share were up 80% and PepsiCo’s market cap exceeded $100 billion. He led the acquisitions of several other food and beverage companies including Quaker Oats, Naked Juice, Izze and Stacy’s Chips. He was the Executives’ Club of Chicago’s 2003 International Executive of the Year.