Chief Financial Officer, Americas
Eric Christel is currently Chief Financial Officer, Americas at Dentsu Aegis Network. Most recently, Eric was VP of Transformation for PepsiCo’s North America Beverage Sector. Prior to this, Eric was CFO for North America Nutrition at PepsiCo leading finance for Tropicana and Quaker. Previously, Eric led HQ & Field Finance for PepsiCo's Beverages division in the U.S. Eric previously led PepsiCo's National Accounts Sales Finance function for North America Beverages. Before this, Eric was the CFO for one of PepsiCo's field operating regions in the United States. Eric started his PepsiCo career as an executive in the beverages strategy group responsible for developing multi-year strategic plans and business development.
Eric has led finance, strategy, and transformation teams across large-scale operating P&L’s. Eric has worked in a broad range of industries as an executive and a consultant including consumer products, automotive manufacturing, supply chain & logistics, and IT global services.
Eric earned his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and MBA from Northwestern University.