Beverage Forum

Al Carey
Chief Executive Officer
PepsiCo North America

Albert (Al) Carey is chief executive officer of PepsiCo North America. A 36-year PepsiCo veteran with experience across snacks and beverages, he is responsible for leading North America Beverages (NAB), Frito-Lay North America (FLNA) and North America Nutrition (NAN).

Al joined PepsiCo in 1981 after working at Procter and Gamble, and has served in a variety of positions across PepsiCo’s broad portfolio, including CEO of Frito-Lay North America, CEO of North America Beverages, Chief Operating Officer of Frito-Lay North America and Chief Operating Officer of PepsiCo Beverages and Food.

He serves on the board of directors of The Home Depot, Inc., Unifi Manufacturing and The Food Marketing Institute (FMI). In addition, he is on the board of trustees, and the dean's advisory council of the Robert H. Smith School of Business, both at the University of Maryland.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland, College Park, Md. He and his wife Vickie have four children and reside in Connecticut.