Figuereo named c.f.o. at Cott

by Eric Schroeder
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TORONTO — Cott Corp., the world’s largest retailer brand soft drink provider, named Juan R. Figuereo chief financial officer, effective March 26.

Mr. Figuereo most recently was vice-president of mergers and acquisitions for Wal-Mart International. Prior to joining Wal-Mart, he spent 15 years with PepsiCo in a variety of international finance and general management roles, first within the Pepsi-Cola organization and then in the Frito-Lay business. He held c.f.o. roles for Frito-Lay in Southern Europe, and Pepsi-Cola in Brazil and Latin America. He also spent three years as managing director of Frito-Lay Dominicana, where he was responsible for the full scope of business operations in the Caribbean.

Mr. Figuereo received a bachelor’s degree in public accounting from Florida International University and he completed the Financial Management Program at the University of London in England. He is a certified public accountant and fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

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