John Phillips

SVP Customer Supply Chain & Global GTM, PepsiCo

John is Senior Vice President, Customer Supply Chain and Global Go-to-Market for PepsiCo, Inc. He has been with PepsiCo for over 30 years and has worked in a number of different sales and field operations roles since joining the company as a route salesperson with Frito-Lay. Prior to his current role, John was Vice President of Customer Delivery Systems for Frito-Lay North America where he led the development and implementation of new DSD delivery systems and the development of the next generation of frontline handheld computers for the DSD sales force. In his current role, John is responsible for working with PepsiCo’s largest customers on supply chain and collaboration initiatives to drive both effectiveness and efficiency across the shared supply chains. His team also leads PepsiCo’s internal network strategy design.

John is a member of the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) DSD and Logistics Committees. He is active in The Consumer Goods Forum as Co-Chair of the Supply Chain Committee and is a member of the Future Value Chain Steering Group and the Global Scorecard Working Group. John is also a member of the GS1 Data Excellence Board and the Western Michigan University Food/CPG Marketing Advisory Board.

Prior to joining PepsiCo, John spent ten years in retail store operations with Jewel Food Stores in Chicago and was also a Territory Sales Representative for Procter & Gamble. John attended Western Michigan University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Food Distribution in 1986.

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