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Hugh Johnston '83

Hugh Johnston '83

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Vice Chairman
PepsiCo Inc.

Hugh Johnston is the vice chairman and chief financial officer of PepsiCo. He assumed the role of CFO in 2010 after serving in a variety of positions, including executive vice president of PepsiCo Global Operations, president of Pepsi-Cola North America, senior vice president of PepsiCo Transformation, senior vice president and chief financial officer of PepsiCo Beverages and Foods and senior vice president of PepsiCo Mergers and Acquisitions.

Johnston is active with a number of corporate, NGO and academic organizations. He was most recently appointed as a member of the board and audit committee of Twitter, Inc., and has served as a director of AOL, Inc. and member of the Systemic Risk Council. Johnston is also a director for the Peterson Institute for International Economics, a member of the CNBC Global CFO Council and a member of The Wall Street Journal CFO Network. He holds a B.S. from Syracuse University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.