Al Carey, CEO of PepsiCo North America | #52

David Novak Podcast

Today’s guest is PepsiCo North America CEO, Al Carey. Al is a 35-year PepsiCo veteran. He is responsible for leading PepsiCo Beverages, Frito-Lay and Quaker Foods in North America. Al Carey is well-known for his passion for customers and frontline associates, and has practiced servant leadership throughout his career. He is on the board of directors of The Home Depot and the Food Marketing Institute.
“I like people who are aggressive and confident. But do they have humility? Will they serve the people that work for them?” Click To Tweet

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For leaders, confidence is so important. Al says if you can help young people grow in confidence, it’s amazing how they can perform. When people are recognized for having a good idea, it’s remarkable how it ripples in the workplace.
(12:47-13:38)
How have you grown in confidence?
What ways can you recognize young members of your team?
When it comes to diversity and inclusion, some companies talk about it but don’t do it. Al says you lose out on market share if you don’t have diversity. You need diversity to have a good business. He is a firm believer that if you don’t have diversity in senior management teams, it’s hard to recruit talented, diverse young people. Being able to see yourself in leadership makes for an attractive company.
(40:37-43:19)
How can diversity and inclusion be something that you do and not just something you talk about?

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