Ann Mukherjee has nearly 30 years of experience in marketing and sales functions. She holds two degrees from the University of Chicago – a double Bachelor of Arts in Economics and in Religious Theology as well as an MBA in Finance from the Booth School of Business. Ann started her career in 1992 at Citibank Diners Club in the New Product Department. In 1994, she joined the Kraft Foods Group where she spent nearly 11 years managing a number of key brands such as Kraft Mac & Cheese, Kraft Singles, Taco Bell and Minute Rice, to name a few. In 2005, Ann joined PepsiCo in New York where she worked for ten years. First appointed Marketing Vice President for Quaker Snacks, Ann then became SVP and Chief Marketing Officer of Frito-Lay in 2009, and President of Global Snacks and PepsiCo Global Insights five years later. In November 2015, Ann joined S.C. Johnson & Son as the company’s first-ever Global Chief Marketing Officer. Then later nominated as Global Chief Commercial Officer, she has been responsible for the $12 billion consumer global business division that is present in more than 90 markets. Ann has received many honours throughout her career, notably, she was named as one of Forbes Top 50 most influential CMOs and also as “Marketer of the Year” by Brand Week.
She was appointed Chairwoman & CEO of Pernod Ricard North America in December 2019.