PepsiCo | PACE UNIVERSITY
Performance with Purpose
One of the world's leading food and beverage companies with more than $65 billion in net revenue in 2012 and a global portfolio of diverse and beloved brands that include Pepsi, Frito-Lay, Tropicana, Quaker, PepsiCo’s worldwide headquarters is located right in Westchester County, NY, 15 minutes from Pace University’s Westchester Campus.
PepsiCo employs more than 250,000 people around the world and hires interns in a range of fields from sales and marketing to human resources to IT to economics. Plus, PepsiCo prides itself on its unbeatable training ground, with 80% of the executive team promoted from within the company.
PepsiCo has been named among the top 25 “World’s Best Multinational Workplaces” by the Great Places to Work Institute, among the “Top 100 Military Friendly Employers” by G.I. Jobs, and is focused on their Performance with Purpose promise, which aims to deliver sustainable growth by investing in a healthier future for people and our planet.
PepsiCo maintains a great relationship with Pace University, in hiring our students and alumni, and sharing their expertise at on-campus lectures and residences. Dan Bena, Director of Sustainability, Health, Safety, and Environment for the international division of PepsiCo, visited the NYC Campus to discuss PepsiCo’s sustainability efforts, and Mario Mercurio, SVP and General Manager of the Franchise Business Unit (FBU) of Pepsi-Cola North America Beverages (PCNAB), served as a 2013 Executive in Residence on the Westchester Campus, where he discussed the company’s history, marketing strategy and branding, and its future and met with Pace students. Plus, PepsiCo representatives often come to campus to recruit interns at the Career Fairs.