Chief Financial Officer, dentsu Americas
Eric Christel is currently Chief Financial Officer of dentsu Americas with responsibility for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America markets. Before dentsu, Eric spent 13 years at PepsiCo in a variety of Finance, Transformation, & Strategy roles. This included finance leadership positions across North America operating P&L’s including: CFO for North America Nutrition, CFO for U.S. HQ & Field Finance Beverages, CFO for National Accounts Sales Finance function for North America Beverages, and CFO for one of PepsiCo's field operating regions in the United States. Before PepsiCo, he also led sales and business development teams for Pitney Bowes and Siemens. Eric started his career at Accenture in the strategy and operations consulting practices.
Eric has led finance, strategy, and transformation teams across large-scale operating P&L’s. Eric has worked in a broad range of industries as an executive and a consultant including consumer products, automotive manufacturing, supply chain & logistics, and IT global services.
Eric earned his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and MBA from Northwestern University.