Donald M. Kendall, Sr.

Co-Founder at PepsiCo, Inc.

Donald M. Kendall, Sr.

Donald M. Kendall, Sr.

Co-Founder at PepsiCo, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Pepsi-Cola Co.
PepsiCo, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

3087

Number of Boards

20

Birthday

03/16/1921 - Sequim, WA, United States

Age

98

Number of Awards

3

Relationships
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Former Managing Consultant at McKinsey & Co., Inc.

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Vice Chairman & Chief Financial Officer at PepsiCo, Inc.

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Former Product Manager at Beardsell Ltd.

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Hunt Oil Co., Inc.

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Managing Partner at The Coaching Group LLC

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Founder at Pacific Capital Group, Inc.

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Senior Executive Vice President at New Cingular Wireless Services, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Aopa Air Safety Foundation, Inc.

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Founder & Chief Executive Officer at American Giant, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer at American Giant, Inc.

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Donald M. Kendall, Sr.
Co-Founder at PepsiCo, Inc.
Education
Doctor of Humane Letters Degree

To educate students to be ethical and socially responsible leaders in a global community.

Doctor of Laws

Gonzaga University School of Law is a school.

Attendee

Western Kentucky University is the home of the Gatton Academy for Mathematics and Science for exceptional Kentucky high school juniors and seniors. The Academy was named the number one high school in the U.S. in 2012 and 2013 by Newsweek. WKU is proud to have Kentucky’s first and only independent Honors College in the Commonwealth. WKU honors students enjoy an intimate scholarly environment on a vibrant campus and are encouraged to become involved in community service, applied research and study abroad. These are among the reasons why WKU is becoming the university of choice in the Commonwealth and the intellectual heartbeat of Kentucky. Western Kentucky University (WKU) prepares students of all backgrounds to be productive, engaged, and socially responsible citizen-leaders of a global society. The University provides research, service and lifelong learning opportunities for its students, faculty, and other constituents. WKU enriches the quality of life for those within its reach.

Doctor of Humane Letters Degree

Mercy College is a four-year, private institution founded by the Sisters of Mercy as a junior college in 1950. Mercy College became a four-year college offering programs leading to the baccalaureate degree in 1961. Mercy College is Middle States accredited, an Hispanic-serving institution, and is designated as a Department of Veteran Affairs “Yellow-Ribbon” school. Mercy College blends keen academic minds and professional experts to ensure all teachers are current and the best in their respective fields. One hundred ninety-three full-time faculty include Fulbright Scholars, published and national best-selling authors. At Mercy College, faculty members know students. Ninety-five percent of all undergraduate classes have fewer than 30 students and 70 percent have fewer than 20 students. Class sizes are small, with an average student/faculty ratio of 20:1. Nearly 10,000 students study in more than 90 undergraduate and graduate programs. Mercy College offers a quality liberal arts and professional education within its five schools: Business, Education, Health and Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The main campus is located in scenic Dobbs Ferry, New York, and is just minutes from Manhattan. Other campuses are located in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Yorktown Heights. All campus locations are easily accessible by mass transportation.

Doctor of Humane Letters Degree

The State University of New York is the largest comprehensive university system in the United States, educating approximately 468,000 students in more than 7,500 degree and certificate programs, and more than 1.8 million NYS citizens in professional development and personal enrichment programs, on 64 college and university campuses. There are nearly 3 million SUNY alumni worldwide.

Doctor of Humane Letters Degree

In its ninth decade of providing access to the American dream through excellence in higher education, LIU is a multicampus, diverse, doctoral institution of higher learning. One of the largest and most comprehensive private universities in the country, the University offers more than 575 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs and certificates, and educates over 24,000* students in degree-credit and continuing education programs in Brooklyn, Brookville (LIU Post), Brentwood, Riverhead, and Rockland and Westchester (LIU Hudson). Other academic units include LIU Pharmacy (the Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences), which prepares students for successful careers in the fields of pharmacy and health care; LIU Global, which provides a wide range of study abroad options at overseas centers in China, Costa Rica and India, and through programs in Australia, Ecuador, Peru, Taiwan, Thailand and Turkey; and LIU Online, which harnesses the latest technology to offer online and blended programs. LIU’s 630 full-time faculty members provide outstanding instruction, which is supplemented by internships and cooperative education opportunities. The accomplishments of more than 186,000 living alumni are a testament to the success of its mission – providing the highest level of education to people from all walks of life. The institution also provides enrichment for students and the community through the world-class arts programming at LIU Tilles Center, NCAA Division I and II athletic teams and the nationally renowned George Polk Awards in journalism

Career History
Co-Founder
1965 - ?

PepsiCo, Inc. engages in the manufacture, marketing, distribution and sale of beverages, food, and snacks. It is a food and beverage company with a complementary portfolio of brands, including Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker, and Tropicana. It operates through the following business segments: Frito-Lay North America; Quaker Foods North America; North America Beverages; Latin America; Europe Sub-Saharan Africa; and Asia, Middle East, and North Africa. The Frito-Lay North America segment markets, distributes, and sells snack foods under the Lay's, Doritos, Cheetos, Tostitos, Fritos, Ruffles, and Santitas brands. The Quaker Foods North America segment includes cereals, rice, and pasta under the Quaker, Aunt Jemima, Quaker Chewy, Cap'n Crunch, Life, and Rice-A-Roni brands. The North America Beverages segment consists of beverage concentrates, fountain syrups, and finished goods under various beverage brands such as Pepsi, Gatorade, Mountain Dew, Diet Pepsi, Aquafina, Diet Mountain Dew, Tropicana Pure Premium, Sierra Mist, and Mug. The Latin America segment covers beverage, food, and snack businesses in Latin America region. The Europe Sub-Saharan Africa segment comprises of beverage, food, and snack goods in Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa regions. The Asia, Middle East, and North Africa segment offers snack food products under the Lay's, Kurkure, Chipsy, Doritos, Cheetos, and Crunchy brands. The company was founded by Donald M. Kendall, Sr. and Herman W. Lay in 1965 and is headquartered in Purchase, NY.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Prior

Part of PepsiCo, Inc., Pepsi-Cola Co. is a company headquartered in the United States. The firm manufactures and distributes soft drinks.

Naval Aviator
Prior

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States. It is larger than the next 13 largest navies combined in terms of battle fleet tonnage, according to one estimate. The U.S. Navy also has the world's largest carrier fleet, with 10 in service, one under construction (two planned), and two in reserve. The service has 317,054 personnel on active duty and 109,671 in the Navy Reserve. It operates 283 ships in active service and more than 3,700 aircraft.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

Enfrastructure, Inc. is a private company headquartered in Aliso Viejo, CA, with subsidiaries in the United States and Canada. The firm provides computer integration and network services.

Co-Chairman
1973 - 1977
Chairman Emeritus
Current

The White Nights Foundation of America was formed in 1999 to support the activities of the Mariinsky Theatre's constituent institutions: The Mariinsky Opera, Ballet, and Orchestra and the Academy for Young Singers and the Young Musicians' Orchestra. The White Nights Foundation of America's mission includes a commitment to strengthen and expand the cultural, educational and business relationships between Russia and the United States and to be a positive, apolitical force for peace.

Chairman
1981 - 1982

The United States Chamber of Commerce (USCC) is an American lobbying group representing the interests of many businesses and trade associations. It is not an agency of the United States government. The Chamber is staffed with policy specialists, lobbyists and lawyers. Politically, the Chamber is generally considered to be a conservative organization. It usually supports Republican political candidates, though it has occasionally supported conservative Democrats. The Chamber is one of the largest lobbying groups in the U.S., spending more money than any other lobbying organization on a yearly basis.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$25K - $50K
2015

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

$20K - $50K
2014

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

N/A
2010

Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

Political Donations
Awards & Honors
1987
Fortune Magazine - National Business Hall of Fame
Stetson University - College of Law
Babson College - Graduate and Law School
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