PepsiCo announced that David Flavell has been appointed as EVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Flavell, PepsiCo's current SVP, Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer, will succeed Dave Yawman, who departs PepsiCo after more than twenty-two years of dedicated service to pursue other interests. Flavell will begin his new role on March 1, with Yawman staying on in the interim to ensure a smooth and efficient transition.
Flavell joined PepsiCo in 2011 and has served in various senior legal roles including as General Counsel for Frito-Lay North America and the AMEA and Latin America businesses. Through these positions, Flavell gained valuable visibility into PepsiCo's international and domestic businesses and diverse product categories. As Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer, he has been instrumental in maintaining and enhancing the company's global Compliance and Ethics Program, ensuring the company acts with integrity throughout its operations, according to the company statement. Prior to joining PepsiCo he was the General Counsel for Asia Pacific and Middle East with Danone, based in Shanghai, China. Flavell spent the first 10 years of his career with Australian law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth where he was ultimately a corporate and anti-trust partner.