Robert B. Lewis III
Robert Lewis is the vice president of packaging innovation and equipment development for PepsiCo Beverages Worldwide. His packaging innovation responsibilities span the family of PepsiCo beverage brands. Mr. Lewis is also responsible for technology development for the equipment that dispenses PepsiCo products in a variety of restaurants and businesses around the world.
Mr. Lewis has over 28 years of R&D experience including packaging development, process development, product design and consumer research. Prior to joining PepsiCo, he was global director of research & development for automatic dish washing, Febreze-air care, and new business development for all home care brands with the Procter & Gamble Company. He has spent the last 18 years of his career as a senior leader of innovation organizations in Fortune 100 companies. Additionally, during his tenure with P&G he held a number of R&D managerial positions across foods, beverages, health and personal cleansing.
Mr. Lewis has a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He resides in Katonah, N.Y., with his wife of 27 years and their three children.
Mr. Lewis is a member of the American Kidney Fund (AKF) Board of Trustees and serves on the Board Development and Finance Committees.