Founding partner and Managing Director
- In Sept / 2003, PepsiCo International, and PepsiCo Europe (All Europe, except UK) were created as a result of a major worldwide restructuring. In that process I was promoted to the position of Director of Organization & Development for Europe, taking responsibility for the 4 Business Areas of the PepsiCo Group (Pepsi, Frito Lay, Tropicana and Quaker Oats / Gatorade). My responsibility covered 38 countries and 12,000 people. In this position it had a team of 17 people, of 7 nationalities and distributed throughout Europe, with the complexity of working and managing a multicultural and geographically dispersed group.
- From 2000 to 2003, Director of Organization and Development of Frito Lay for Western Europe (Spain, Portugal, France, Greece, Cyprus, Israel, Holland and Belgium).
- In 1999 I was promoted to the position of Director of Organization and Development of Southern Europe of Frito Lay (Spain, Portugal, France, Greece and Cyprus).
- Between 1996 and 1998, I held several positions as generalist in Frito Lay Spain, until I reached the position of Director of Human Resources in the commercial area (1500 people, 43 collective agreements and relations with all major unions in the country, especially CCOO, UGT, ELA-STV).
Prior to joining PepsiCo, I developed my professional career in the Consultancy Sector (Between 1988-1991 and 1994-1995), occupying positions as Consultant, Manager and Associate Director, and in the “line” as HR Director of a company of Distribution (28 supermarkets and 3 hypermarkets, with a workforce of more than 1,000 people and 25,000 million turnover – year 92/93).
As a summary of my professional experience I would emphasize that, due to the international positions I have occupied, mainly during the last 10 years at PepsiCo, I have acquired a sensitivity and multicultural knowledge, leadership of teams and people of different nationalities, with a clear orientation towards attainment Without compromising the ethical principles, as well as a solid and solid functional excellence in the different specialties of the Human Resources function (Organization & Development, Compensation & Benefits and Labor Relations), as a consequence of the high level of development that Has this function in the PepsiCo Group.