David was appointed Managing Director, UK & Ireland in October 2019.
Prior to his current role, David spent 26 years with PepsiCo growing and developing new categories, transforming mature categories and unlocking new growth opportunities. His roles at PepsiCo included two years as VP Manufacturing where he transformed the UK’s seven-site manufacturing network. He also spent five years as General Manager of the nutrition business, first in the UK and then with responsibility for Western Europe.
David began his career as an accountant in the position of Finance Manager for Kerry before joining PepsiCo to move into operational management and business transformation.
David has lived and worked in Ireland and the UK. He has an MBA from the Open University in the UK, a BA in Business Studies from Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland and is a member of the UK’s Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.