Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer, PepsiCo Beverages North America, PepsiCo, Inc.
Jim Lee is Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer for PepsiCo Beverages North America, PepsiCo’s largest operating division with over $20 billion in net revenue. He assumed this role in February 2019, and is based out of PBNA’s headquarters in White Plains, NY.
Jim joined PepsiCo in 1998 and has held several finance leadership roles across the globe. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President, Finance for PBNA. Prior to that, Jim lived and worked overseas in four countries across ten years.
Jim’s international roles included: Senior Vice President and CFO of the Russia and BUCCA region, Vice President and CFO of PepsiCo’s South East Europe Region based in Istanbul, Senior Director and CFO of PepsiCo Australia and New Zealand based in Sydney and Senior Director, Strategy and Planning of China Beverages based in Hong Kong.
Prior to his international assignments, Jim held a variety of roles in PepsiCo’s headquarters in New York. Jim currently serves as the North America executive sponsor for PepsiCo’s Asian Network and is also a board member on the North America Coffee Partnership and on Bigfoot Beverages. Jim holds a BSE in Operations Research from Princeton University and an MBA from Columbia University. Jim lives with his wife, Renee, and three children in the New York area.