Chief Sustainability Officer, PepsiCo, Inc.
Jim Andrew is Chief Sustainability Officer for PepsiCo. PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $70 billion in net revenue in 2020, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker, Tropicana and SodaStream. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 23 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.
Mr. Andrew joined PepsiCo in 2016. He heads PepsiCo’s Beyond the Bottle business unit, including our SodaStream and SodaStream Professional businesses. He also leads PepsiCo’s sustainability agenda, including the strategic framework, governance, and integrated plans of PepsiCo, whilst ensuring that sustainability is woven into the operating plans of all Business Units.
Previously, Mr. Andrew served as chief strategy and innovation officer for Royal Philips N.V., and as CEO of Philips Group Innovation, based in Amsterdam. He played a central role in the transformation of Philips from a conglomerate to a focused and high-performing health tech company. He had leadership accountability for all elements of strategy and innovation, including Philips Research, venture businesses, Philips Design, and Intellectual Property. He was instrumental in leading the evolution of innovation at the company, with a focus on increasing speed-to-market of new products and developing a leaner and more efficient R&D organization. He also led the company’s digital transformation.
Mr. Andrew also served as the chief administrative officer of Sears Holdings Corporation.
Mr. Andrew started his career at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) working his way to the role of senior partner over a distinguished 25-year career. At BCG, he established and led the firm’s Innovation practice for almost a decade. He also worked globally with leading companies in the areas of portfolio composition, corporate and business unit strategy, and shareholder value creation. He opened the firm’s offices in Mumbai India and Singapore.
Mr. Andrew earned his Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of Illinois and his MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business. Mr. Andrew is based in Purchase, N.Y.