Convenience Store News Canada is thrilled to announced that Cara Keating, president, PepsiCo Foods Canada, will deliver the keynote address at the Star Women in Convenience Virtual Celebration on November 4, 2020.
Keating will speak about "Leading through change and adversity: lessons of leadership and resilience."
As president of PepsiCo Foods Canada, she leads the Canadian businesses of Frito-Lay North America and Quaker Foods North America.
A 15-year PepsiCo veteran, Keating has a wealth of experiences in various geographies, as well as in account management, customer insights, field and customer leadership roles.
Since joining PepsiCo in 2004, Keating has climbed the ranks, consistently delivering results and taking on progressively senior roles in customer development and field leadership across Canada. She began her PepsiCo career in the Western Canada market before moving to Toronto in 2010. In 2016 she was promoted to vice president – customer development at PepsiCo Foods Canada, where she led the national sales team to deliver against the company's promise to provide world-class service to customers and innovative programs to consumers.
Keating is a talented people leader and passionate supporter of PepsiCo’s diversity and engagement agenda. She is recognized for her efforts to champion and empower women and is the recipient of the prestigious PepsiCo Global Harvey Russell award.
Keating will kick off the Star Women in Convenience Virtual Celebration, which starts at 11 am EST.