General Manager at PepsiCo
Juan holds a MSc in Industrial Engineering from Polytechnic University in Madrid with an Erasmus scholarship during his Final year in Grenoble’s National Polytechnic Institute. He graduated as Insead MBA in June 2004.
Juan has 14 years of operating experience in PepsiCo across different geographies in Europe and strong strategic foundations developed during his 4-year tenure as a management consultant in the Telecom/Media/Digital industry.
During his first 8 years in the company, Juan held increasingly senior functional leadership roles in the Iberia Region (Sr Marketing Manager, Sales Director, Financial & Corporate Planning Sr Director) based in Barcelona and Lisbon . Since early 2012, he has held General Management roles, first as a Commercial GM in Central Europe (Poland, Czech-Hungary-Slovakia & Baltics) based in Warsaw and, since January 2015, as VP GM for the Nutrition Category (Grains, Fruit & Veg’s) in West Europe & Sub Saharan Africa based in Geneva.
OLIVER WYMAN/DIAMONDCLUSTER INTERNATIONAL– Management consulting, Marsh & McLennan Group.
Based in Madrid and working for clients in Spain, Portugal and UK, Juan joined in 1999 as an Analyst and was promoted to Senior Associate while working in a variety of projects on Strategy, Marketing & Product Development and M&A for top Telecoms & Internet Global Companies and Private Equity Firms.
Juan’s native language is Spanish. He is fluent in English, Portuguese and French and has a basic knowledge of Polish.