PURCHASE, N.Y. — Anne Fink has been promoted to president, Global Foodservice, at PepsiCo, Inc. In her new position, Ms. Fink is responsible for sales, marketing, strategy and operations for the company’s North American and global food service channels.
PepsiCo’s food service customers include restaurant, work place, lodging, recreation, retail, university and theater customers. Ms. Fink will be charged with leveraging PepsiCo resources to provide the food service business with insight-driven innovation, “breakthrough experiential marketing programs” and a food and beverage portfolio that will satisfy consumers and customers, PepsiCo said.
Ms. Fink most recently was chief operating officer of PepsiCo North America Foodservice. There she focused on building partnerships and driving growth for the company’s beverage, food and snack portfolio. Before that she was senior vice-president and chief customer officer for PepsiCo Sales where she led strategic customer management for all retail channels of business in the United States and also headed the company’s global sales leadership council.
The company said Ms. Fink has gained considerable general management expertise during her years at PepsiCo, with assignments spanning food service, retail, strategic customer management, marketing, operations, franchise management and business development.
A board member of the National Restaurant Association, Ms. Fink previously served on the industry affairs council of the Grocery Manufacturers of America and the Food Marketing Institute’s Foundation board of trustees.
She is an executive sponsor for Pinnacle, PepsiCo’s women’s leadership program.
Before coming to PepsiCo in 1988, Ms. Fink worked at E. & J. Gallo Winery, Modesto, Calif., in the company’s management development program.A graduate of The College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass., with a degree in economics. Ms. Fink currently serves as a member of the Holy Cross board of Trustees.