me in congratulating Mike Conway on his promotion to ESSA Commercialisation Manager,
in succession to James McMullen, effective 1st of April.
Pepsico 9 years ago and worked in various role in Commercialization NA for
Quaker Oats, Gatorade and Tropicana. As an Accolade expert, Mike moved to the
Pepsi Lipton JV to support the Portfolio Management team 1.5 years ago. During
that time, Mike created the innovation database and reporting tool, supporting
project reporting and prioritization. He built CoP with Regional Innovation
Champions and actively cooperated with Global and Regional Finance teams on
various portfolio management tools. Most recently, Mike finalized the
sustainability tool creation which will allow us close monitoring on SR and
circular pack agenda delivery.
transition to his new role gradually until the end of May. Please join me to
wish Mike good luck in new role and welcome him in the new team.
me in congratulating Flora Csakvari on her promotion to Global Brand Manager,
Pure Leaf, effective 1 Jan.
most recently Assistant Brand Manager, Lipton ESSA team. She played a lead role
on Tfuture design relaunch last year, delivering an impressive 1200+
individual artworks on time and in full.
recently she kicked off the TFuture Green, Matcha Y2 artwork and Sparkling
relaunch for BNLX. She was also a key organizer of the Lisbon ESSA conference.
the JV, Flora honed her customer facing skills as Boots (Biggest drugstore
chain in UK) Customer Replenishment Specialist for Unilever UK and was also
Assistant Brand Manager involved in the launch of Monster Energy drinks back
home in Hungary.
Outside work, Flora is a big fan of travelling and recently enjoyed NZ and Mauritius. She is also
a lover of all things in beauty and cosmetics, actively
seeking out new products and launch events so she can get her hands on the
latest greatest innovations.
Here’s to welcoming Hany Nassib to our winning blends – he joins us as
senior Marketing Manager MENA starting March ‘2018.
He succeeds Amr Sharara, who after two years in PLI, has now gone back
to the Unilever hot tea business in MENA.
Hany has 18 years of Marketing experience in dynamic Multinational FMCG
Companies with a strong knowledge of Middle East and Africa Market.
He joined PepsiCo in 2009 and had held multiple assignments in the
Marketing function. During his tenure he achieved high share record on 7up and
Mountain Dew in Saudi Arabia and Has led MENA FOBO CSD agenda to develop
successful programs. On Innovation front Hany setup/ commercialized Baked
Lays strategy in middle east and Africa, introduced flavours line
extensions including 7up Squeeze, Mirinda Battle of Flavours achieving
incremental volume and revenue growth.
He lives with his family in Dubai and in his free time he loves
practicing sports, running , swimming and playing Tennis
With his passion for crafting mixes and deep understanding of the Middle
East consumers, Hany is all set to lead the challenging and exciting task of
seeding the ice tea category in the Middle East .
Please join me in welcoming him and wishing him the best .
holds a Master’s Degree Marketing Management from Maastricht School of
Janis Schepers will be leaving the JV in February due a personal move
with her husbands job to Sweden. We are currently looking for a local
opportunity for her in Unilever.
I would like to introduce you
to Lauren Williams who will be joining the Pepsi Lipton Quality Team at
Colworth on 21st January 2019.
Lauren graduated in 2011 with a
BSc in Equine Science (1st Class) and has loved horses for as
long as she can remember. Since graduating she has been working in the Quality
Department for a pet nutrition company of Mars Inc. She enjoys working in a
laboratory environment and is always keen to learn new skills.
Outside of work most of
Lauren’s time is taken up caring for her 4 ponies, 1 of which she has owned
since I she was 12yrs old-and luckily never outgrew! She used to compete
regularly in show jumping but most of her time is now spent training her little
rescue Dartmoor ponies. Aside from horses, Lauren enjoys spending time with her
family, going to the cinema and hiking-including occasionally up a mountain or