Keurig Dr Pepper CEO resigns, violates code of conduct
By Food in Canada StaffBusiness Operations Beverages Editor pick Keurig Dr Pepper
Ozan Dokmecioglu resigns as CEO of Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) as well as from its board for violating the company’s code of conduct. Bob Gamgort, the company’s current executive chair and former CEO, has been reappointed as CEO. This is in addition to his executive chair role.
“Keurig Dr Pepper’s code of conduct is built on a foundation of ethics, integrity and personal responsibility. Every employee, without exception, is accountable for knowing and following the code,” said Paul S. Michaels, lead director of the KDP Board. “Bob’s vision and leadership have driven KDP’s success as a modern beverage company to date, and the board is grateful for his willingness to return as CEO.”
“KDP has a deep and talented executive team” said Gamgort. “I look forward to continuing to work with the leadership team and the board in the role I held less than four months ago.”
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