Chief Executive Officer
PepsiCo North America
Albert (Al) Carey is chief executive officer of PepsiCo North America. He was promoted to his current role in March, 2016. A 35-year PepsiCo veteran with experience across snacks and beverages, he is responsible for leading North America Beverages (NAB), Frito-Lay North America (FLNA) and Quaker Foods North America (QFNA).
Prior to this role, he was chief executive officer of NAB, where he was responsible for overseeing all aspects of PepsiCo’s beverage business across North America.
Al joined PepsiCo in 1981, after working at Procter and Gamble, and has served in a variety of positions across snacks and beverages at PepsiCo, including CEO of Frito-Lay North America.
Al is well-known for his passion for customers and frontline associates, and has practiced servant leadership throughout his career. He is on the board of directors of The Home Depot, Inc. and The Food Marketing Institute. 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.