Natalia Kholmanskaya brings with her over 18 years of experience in FMCG Business. Born in Russia, Natalia earned a degree in Economics from Sochi State University for Tourism & Resort Studies. She began her professional career as an Account for 2 years before joining PepsiCo in 2000.
Natalia has held various management positions in the company including logistics manager and sales operations manager. After assuming roles of increasing responsibility, she took over accountability for Russia & Ukraine Agro program. For 5 years she has been driving the agenda with the focus on potato localization, quality improvement and local team integration into Global Agro community.
In October 2018, she moved to Supply Chain and began as Senior Director for 3rd Party Manufacturing function across Europe and Sub-Sahara Africa. She and the teams in the regions started working intensely to transform the contract manufacturing & operational part of franchise business to meet the changing needs of the new operational Supply Chain model.
In addition to the Business agenda, Natalia has been leading Russia Career Club initiative for 3 years now being the ambassador and role model for career path and sharing opportunities in the company.
Natalia and her family are based in Moscow, Russia.