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M&A Director

Purchase, New York

United States - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 157946BR

Job Description

This role sits within PepsiCo's Corporate Development team and will lead/support Mergers & Acquisitions work, with a primary focus on our key businesses: North America Beverages, Frito-Lay North America and North America Nutrition.

Accountabilities will include:

  • Lead cross-functional team to execute a wide range of mission-critical and strategic M&A transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, minority investments
  • Collaborate with Sectors / Business Units and Corporate senior executives to develop multi-year M&A strategy / pipeline
  • Influence key decision makers to align and advance on transactions and initiatives
  • Cultivate and leverage external relationships
  • Develop and mentor rest of the M&A team and build a strong talent bench for the Company

Additional competencies preferred:
  • Highly experienced leading large cross-functional teams in a global, matrix organization
  • Proven ability to lead and manage multiple complex M&A projects in parallel
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to think big picture without losing sight to details
  • Skillful at building trust with and influencing senior-level stakeholders
  • Proven ability to hit the ground running and adapt to new environment
  • Strong ability work collaboratively within teams across the organization


  • A minimum of 4 years of post-MBA transaction execution experience either in corporate development / M&A department of a corporation, or an investment bank or similar financial services institution. Private equity experience also applicable
  • Experience in the execution of strategic alliances including, but not limited to, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and minority positions
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Food and/or beverage experience, as well as related consumer products background is preferred, but company will consider exceptional candidates with relevant skill sets from other industries.
  • Upward mobility to help PepsiCo build a world-class senior finance executive bench
  • MBA from top Business School highly preferred

Relocation Eligible: Eligible for Standard Relocation
Job Type: Regular

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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