BURLINGTON, Mass. and PLANO, Texas, U.S. — Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. today announced the appointment of Mary Beth DeNooyer to the position of Chief Human Resources Officer, effective July 8, 2019, reporting to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob Gamgort.
She will join the Company’s Executive Leadership Team and lead KDP’s global HR organization, including KDP business partner teams, talent management and development, talent acquisition, total rewards, HR operations, compliance and diversity and inclusion.
With nearly 25 years of human resources experience, DeNooyer was most recently Chief Human Resources Officer at Pinnacle Foods Inc., where she joined the Company in 2013 following its initial public offering. Prior to Pinnacle Foods, DeNooyer served as Chief Human Resources Officer for Hillshire Brands and, before then, held key HR roles at Sara Lee, The Pepsi Bottling Group and General Mills. DeNooyer holds a master’s degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Drexel University.
Commenting on the announcement, Bob Gamgort stated, “I am excited to welcome Mary Beth to KDP. She has wide-ranging HR leadership experience in the CPG industry, including beverages and DSD operations, and she successfully led the HR organization at Pinnacle Foods during a time of rapid expansion fueled by acquisitions. She is an outstanding addition to the KDP leadership team.”
DeNooyer succeeds Meg Newman, who made the decision last month to resign from KDP.