Larry W. Caldwell

Larry W. Caldwell
Vice President
IT & Corporate Services Procurement

PepsiCo

Larry is responsible for sourcing of IT goods and services for the global BIS function and sourcing business transformation services, global travel and corporate services for PepsiCo globally. He and his team are also responsible for the support of several systems/tools specifically utilized by the Global Procurement team.

Larry began his career at PepsiCo in 1983.  Prior to his current role, Larry was Vice President of Procurement for PepsiCo’s Eastern European operations, responsible for direct materials and other goods and services sourcing.  His service to PepsiCo has also included director – service and distribution of Frito-Lay Canada, other goods and services purchasing for Frito-Lay, as well as various management positions in the Finance and Operations. Prior to joining PepsiCo, Larry served as Finance Manager with The Gillette Company.

Larry is a certified public accountant and holds a master’s degree in business and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Texas A&M University Commerce. Currently, Larry serves on both the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and Women’s Business Council Southwest (WBCS) Board of Directors. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the Share Plus Federal Bank where he chaired the Audit Committee.

Larry and his wife, Patricia, live in Fairview, Texas.  They are the proud parents of three children.

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