Salman Amin

Salman Amin was appointed Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing, PepsiCo in August 2009. Mr. Amin is responsible for driving integrated sales and marketing strategies for PepsiCo's global customers and leading its international marketing agenda for beverages and foods. He was previously president of PepsiCo United Kingdom and Ireland, where he was responsible for snack foods (Walkers), breakfast cereals (Quaker), and fruit juices (Tropicana & Copella). Prior to this role, Mr. Amin was Chief Marketing Officer for PepsiCo International. Mr. Amin joined the company in 1995 as Vice President - Marketing for Pepsi-Cola International, and subsequently worked in various PepsiCo divisions, including Frito Lay International, as Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations, and PepsiCo Corporate, as Senior Vice President of New Platforms. Prior to joining PepsiCo, he worked at Procter & Gamble for 10 years. At P&G, Mr. Amin held a variety of brand management positions working on hair care, paper, as well as food and beverage businesses in the United States, Germany, Middle East and Asia. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Arts in Civil Engineering from Syracuse University. Mr. Amin is based in Purchase, N.Y.

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Choice Leads to a Tasty Consumer Partnership

“Nature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue- to the end that we should hear and see more than we speak.” Those words of wisdom were given to us by the Greek philosopher Socrates more than two thousand years ago. Successful marketers have been subscribing to them ever since, as the world’s greatest brands have always been those that put the voice of the consumer at the center of their universe. Understanding consumers at every level is an essential ingredient for building strong global brands that are trusted and loved. It’s also a fundamental part of gaining unique insights that drive breakthrough innovation and create new market opportunities. At PepsiCo, it’s this unwavering focus on our consumers has allowed us to create 22 billion-dollar food and beverage brands. Read more

Salman Amin Addresses Future Leaders at Kellogg School of Management

The path to success may not be paved with gold, but it can certainly be an exciting road to travel. My own experiences that led me to my current role at PepsiCo may not have unfolded exactly as I planned, but my journey has been a great one – challenging and rewarding, sometimes frustrating, always interesting. It’s a story I’m happy to tell. Recently, I had the pleasure of returning to the place where my own journey began just 25 years ago – the Kellogg School of Management – to share my story with this year’s entering class. The insights I’ve gained throughout my career can be applied to any profession, not just within the corporate world. With this in mind, I’d like to offer a glimpse into some of the lessons I’ve learned over the years, which subsequently inform my work here at PepsiCo. Usually in... Read more