With over 30 years at PepsiCo and Royal Dutch Shell, Doug managed some of the worldâ€™s leading brands and led global Sales & Marketing organizations across B2B, B2C and Retail industries.
During his 12 years with Shell, Doug helped lead the globalization of the Downstream businesses focusing on customer development best-practice. As Vice President, Retail Marketing (2008-2013), Doug was accountable for all aspects of marketing across Shellâ€™s global network of 43,000 retail sites including the fuel brand portfolio, pricing, convenience retail, payment card & loyalty offers, CRM & customer communications, site design, business model design, the retailer performance management framework, and customer insights. In the Lubricants business (2001-2007), Doug held a number of global roles including VP Marketing & Strategy alongside Key Account Sales accountabilities. In addition to these operational roles, Doug was also responsible for overall Shell brand development as the Chairman of the Board of Shellâ€™s Trademark holding company and overseeing one of Shellâ€™s largest Downstream JVs as the Chairman of Board of STAS in Turkey.
Doug began his post-graduate career at Frito-Lay in 1982. After rotating through a variety of US Marketing roles, Doug moved to Frito-Lay International where he was the head of Marketing for the newly acquired Walkers Crisps business in the UK and then the General Manager of Frito-Lay Turkey. In 1996 Doug joined Pepsi-Cola North America, where he held the roles of VP, Pepsi Trademark and VP, Non-Carbonated beverages over a 5 year period.
Doug has been married to his wife, Tiernan Shea, for 30 years and is the father of 3 children: 23, 20 and 15 years old. Doug received his BA in History with Honors from Bates College and his Masters in Management from Northwestern Universityâ€™s Kellogg School of Management.