Nigel Richardson

SVP & CIO Europe

Nigel Richardson is SVP & CIO Europe at PepsiCo and is accountable for all aspects of Information Technology and leading Digital transformation. He is based in Geneva. Immediately prior to this role, Nigel served as VP Global Delivery, and prior to that as VP Global End User Services.
From 2012 and 2015 Nigel was based in Moscow as CIO for PepsiCo’s East Europe region, where he led the technology integration for a number of major acquisitions. Prior to that, he served as CIO for UK, Ireland and Sub-Saharan Africa, where he led transformation programs to deliver new business capabilities through technology.
Before joining PepsiCo, Nigel worked for Mars, leading technology projects supporting a number of global and European supply chain and research and development programs. He started his career in the automotive industry as an engineer writing software for embedded systems before becoming a manufacturing manager responsible for Land Rover engine production.
Nigel holds a Master of Arts degree in engineering from the University of Cambridge. He is married with four daughters, and he has a passion for football, squash, tennis, skiing and mountaineering.

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