Chairman and CEO, pepsi bottling group
Paul Smiths, New York | PathNorth member since 2013
Craig served until January 2003 as the founding chairman and CEO of The Pepsi Bottling Group (PBG). PBG is a Fortune 200 company with nearly $11 billion in revenue. He currently serves on the board of directors of Macy’s Department Stores Inc., Starbucks Coffee Company, and the Arizona Nature Conservancy. At PepsiCo, Craig held a variety of leadership positions abroad before he was named chairman and CEO of the Pepsi-Cola Company in 1996. He is an active supporter of Arizona State University and fomer chairman of The Arizona State University Board of Trustees. A native of Syracuse, New York, he enjoys hiking and reading. Craig and his wife Connie have three children, splitting their time between Scottsdale, Arizona and the Adirondack Mountains of New York.