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PepsiCo appoints Wern-Yuen Tan as APAC CEO

He will take over from Ram Krishnan who will be the global chief commercial officer

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MUMBAI: PepsiCo has appointed Wern-Yuen Tan as the CEO for the APAC region, it shared in a press statement. Tan will begin his new role on 15 June 2020 and will be based in Singapore. He will report directly to PepsiCo CEO Ramon Laguarta. He will be replacing Ram Krishnan who will now transition fully to his previously announced role as global chief commercial officer of PepsiCo. 

Prior to PepsiCo, Tan served as President and CEO of Walmart China where he led a team of 100,000 associates responsible for over $10 billion in annual revenue across the Walmart, Sam's Club and eCommerce businesses. During his tenure, he led Walmart China through a time of transformation to become an industry pioneer in omnichannel innovation and retail digitization. Prior to joining Walmart in 2017, Tan served as managing director for McDonald's Taiwan, where he gained valuable experience in the foodservice sector. Earlier in his career, he was a principal at Boston Consulting Group, where he advised retail and consumer clients on growth strategy, innovation and turnarounds. Tan began his career in the Singapore government. 

PepsiCo CEO Ramon Laguarta said, “All of us at PepsiCo are delighted to welcome Wern-Yuen as our new CEO of APAC at this time of unprecedented change and opportunity. Wern-Yuen has driven transformative innovation and results at every step of his career and brings deep experience with consumers in this diverse region through positions in retail, foodservice and consulting. His leadership will be instrumental as we look to accelerate growth by leveraging our scale and creating more localised solutions in these important markets."

He added, "I also want to recognise and express my deep gratitude to Ram and the APAC leadership team for their phenomenal work managing our business through a historically difficult period while delivering strong results and making PepsiCo Faster, Stronger and Better. Ram will now return fulltime to his role as the global chief commercial officer, a crucial position for PepsiCo's winning with a purpose strategy. His continued leadership will be a tremendous asset as we execute on our global consumer and customer sales agenda, whilst developing and scaling new capabilities and business models based on data and technology to deliver future growth."

"I am thrilled to join PepsiCo, a truly global company whose products are recognised across the world," said Tan. "With deep roots across this region and an unparalleled offering, PepsiCo is uniquely positioned to expand its market share and existing omnichannel capabilities across APAC. I look forward to working with Ramon and the entire leadership team to drive growth and localised solutions in this dynamic part of the world."

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