Global Diversity, Engagement and Talent Officer, PepsiCo
Umran Beba is the Global Diversity, Engagement and Talent Officer for PepsiCo, She leads PepsiCo’s global agenda for Diversity, Human Capital Strategy and Workforce Analytics, Learning, Talent Assessment, Development and Management, Organization Development, Change Management, Organization Design, HR Operations, Core Services, and the Labor Center of Expertise. Beba has held a wide range of roles since joining PepsiCo in 1994. She had served as Chief HR Officer for Asia, Middle East and North Africa, held president and business unit general manager roles for East Mediterranean, South East Europe and Asia Pacific regions. Beba is a dedicated advocate of diversity initiatives, and has led the development or expansion of numerous programs, including, Water Hope, bringing clean drinking water to disadvantaged communities; and Liter of Light, bringing clean energy to poor communities globally. A native of Turkey, Beba earned her MBA and Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Bogaziçi University in Istanbul. She and her husband have two sons.