Mr. Hugh F. Johnston is an Independent Director at Microsoft Corp., a Chief Financial Officer, Vice Chairman & EVP at PepsiCo, Inc., a Member at Cnbc Global Cfo Council and a Member-Chief Financial Officer Network at The Wall Street Journal, Inc.
He is on the Board of Directors at Microsoft Corp., Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics, The College of New Rochelle and Det Systemiske Risikoråd. Mr. Johnston was previously employed as an Independent Director by Twitter, Inc., an Independent Director by AOL, Inc., a President & Chief Executive Officer by Pepsi-Cola North America, a Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President by PepsiCo Beverages & Foods North America, a Vice President-Retail by Merck-Medco Managed Care LLC, a Vice President-Retail by Merck & Co., Inc., an Executive Vice President-Global Operations by PepsiCo, Inc., a Principal by General Electric Co., and an Executive Vice President-Global Operations by PepsiCo Americas Beverages.
He also served on the board at The Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc.
He received his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University and an MBA from The University of Chicago.