Chris McCool Named Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Pepsi Bottling Ventures
RALEIGH, NC, FEBRUARY 24, 2012 — Pepsi Bottling Ventures (PBV), LLC, a joint venture between Suntory International and PepsiCo, today announced that Chris McCool has been named Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, effective March 2012
McCool has over 28 years of experience with PepsiCo in Sales Operations and Business Development. Most recently he was Vice President and General Manager of the Texas Market Unit for Pepsi Beverages Company (PBC). Other assignments have included Vice President and General Manager of the Oklahoma Market Unit and General Manager for the Jacksonville, Florida Market Unit.
"We are very excited to have someone with Chris’ vast knowledge and understanding join the PBV team and look forward to the leadership he will bring to the Sales and Marketing Organization," said Paul Finney, President & CEO of PBV.
Founded in 1943, PBV is the largest privately held bottler and distributor of Pepsi-Cola products in North America. PBV operates 27 bottling and distribution facilities, serving over nine million consumers in parts of North Carolina, New York, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Vermont, Idaho and South Carolina.