Stanley Black & Decker's board of directors has added Debra Crew, president of PepsiCo Americas Beverages. Crew joined PepsiCo in 2010 as president of the western region of PepsiCo Europe, and was promoted in 2012.
Prior to PepsiCo, she held a number of management and leadership roles at Mars, Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream and Kraft Foods.
"Debra Crew brings an impressive record of success with some of the world’s leading consumer products companies, and a broad range of experience in marketing, operations and strategy," said John F. Lundgren, chairman and CEO of Stanley Black & Decker. "Her global perspective coupled with proven commercial capabilities and exposure to world-class innovation planning processes will be of tremendous value as we continue to pursue profitable growth. We welcome Debra enthusiastically and look forward to her contributions."
Crew graduated from the University of Denver with a Bachelor's degree, earned her MBA from the University of Chicago and previously served as an officer in the United States Army.