Kathy has been elected to the board of directors of Celsius Holdings, Inc., the creator and marketer of Celsius®, the world’s first calorie-burning beverage backed by clinical science.
A seasoned consumer packaged goods executive, Kathy’s 25 years of professional experience spans finance, strategy, and accounting roles of increasing responsibility. She held the role of vice-president of strategy at PepsiCo and Pepsi Bottling Group, reporting to the chairman and CEO, before retiring in 2010 after a 21-year career. She worked with the company’s operating presidents in the U.S., Mexico and Europe on multi-year strategic plans focused on driving growth in existing businesses and recommending new business opportunities. Prior to that, Kathy held positions at PBG’s corporate headquarters including Vice President, U.S. Planning and Vice-President, Worldwide Performance Management.
Kathy began her career at Pepsi in the field accounting group and after several rapid promotions led the finance function for Pepsi’s western division, a $1.3B business unit in Pleasanton, California.