Headquarters: 700 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577
Phone: (914) 253-2000
Business: Beverage and snacks producer. Key divisions: Frito-Lay, Pepsi-Cola, Gatorade/Tropicana, and Quaker Foods.
Chief Technology Officer: Shauna King, President of PepsiCo Business Solutions Group.
Financials: $25.1 billion in revenue in 2002; $3.3 billion net profit.
Challenge: To move from a melange of computer systems maintained by the individual business units, to a central technology strategy with common platforms and shared resources.
- Improve gross profits, which have fallen from 58.2% of sales to 54.2% in four years.
- Revenue growth targets 2002 to 2005: 7% a year, for company as a whole.
- Grow revenue of Frito-Lay North America, 7% to 8% a year; Pepsi-Cola N.A., 6% to 7%; Gatorade/Tropicana, 6% to 7%; Quaker Foods, 2%.