PepsiCo selects v.p. of global corporate affairs
November 16, 2010
PURCHASE, N. Y. — PepsiCo has named Timothy P. Cost executive vice-president of global corporate affairs, a newly created position. Mr. Cost will be responsible for strengthening and protecting PepsiCo’s corporate reputation and strategically aligning its communications, public policy, foundation, investor relations, global health and agricultural policy and regulatory agenda.
Mr. Cost previously worked for APCO Worldwide, a public affairs and strategic communications firm. He has more than 30 years of experience in corporate affairs and investor relations.
“As the role of corporations in society continues to evolve, it is critical that we are very thoughtful, strategic and consistent in how we reach out to our many different stakeholders,” said Indra Nooyi, chairman and chief executive officer. “Tim is a very talented leader whose depth and breadth of experience will help us take a holistic view of our external relations and forge strong, productive and mutually beneficial relationships, consistent with our global commitment.”