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John Pearl has been a Senior International Human Resources Executive and Consultant for more than 30 years. His experiences include senior leadership positions at PepsiCo, Inc., Jardine Matheson as well as private consulting. He has worked extensively with individuals as an executive coach on step- changing their performance, leveraging their strengths for success and becoming more effective leaders. He has worked across a wide variety of industries including retail, consumer products, airline and communications, primarily with global organizations. His work with senior executives has been widely acknowledged most recently in a feature article in China Staff Magazine, the primary human resource journal in Hong Kong and South China.

Mr. Pearl was Senior Vice President Human Resources for PepsiCo International and Group Human Resources Director for Dairy Farm, the retail operating holding of Jardine Matheson, the Hong Kong based Scottish conglomerate. During his tenure with Jardine, he lived in Hong Kong and worked throughout Asia. Earlier in his career, he was the Vice President Human Resources for the Pepsi Cola Company and Director of Human Resources for Frito Lay.

As SVP HR at PepsiCo International, he led the effort to staff and develop a world -class management team with global reach. Today, many of the executives he recruited are senior leaders at PepsiCo or CEO's of major international companies. Mr. Pearl was recognized as a major contributor in the growth of PepsiCo's international business and personally led the effort to create a cross -- cultural management organization that embraced 150 countries worldwide.

During his tenure at Dairy Farm, he was a member of the operating board and led major initiatives in staffing, bench building and leadership development that were fundamental to the management transformation of the group.

Mr. Pearl has lectured at numerous colleges and universities including the University of Rochester and UCLA. He was for many years a delegate to the Conference Board Senior Global Human Resources Consortium. He graduated from Seton Hall University with an MBA and attended its law school.


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