In January, PepsiCo Inc. named Jose Louis Prado president of its Chicago-based Quaker Foods & Snacks N.A. division, replacing Jaya Kumar, who continues as president of PepsiCo's global nutrition platforms.
Prado, a longtime veteran of the consumer products company, is in charge of PepsiCo's $2-billion portfolio of Quaker-branded products. He joined the company in 1984 and has since held a number of executive roles within PepsiCo, including president of Frito-Lay Snacks Caribbean and president of PepsiCo Snacks in Argentina and Uruguay. Most recently, Prado was president of Gamesa-Quaker Mexcio.