Bob is senior vice president, general counsel and secretary for Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc.
Bob joined the Company in December 2013 and has instilled a business lawyer philosophy into Fortune Brands’ legal department, encouraging the legal team to fully understand the businesses they support and the need for taking calculated risk.
Prior to joining the Company, Bob served as senior vice president – general counsel of PepsiCo Americas Beverages, a business division of PepsiCo with over $20 billion in sales. He spent 29 years at PepsiCo where he held senior legal roles across most of its business units and geographic regions and was the lead lawyer on many of PepsiCo’s largest acquisitions and joint ventures. For more than 15 years at PepsiCo, Bob worked exclusively overseas where he handled transactions, litigation and other legal matters in more than 50 countries.
Prior to joining PepsiCo, Bob spent five years with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, a New York law firm.
Bob earned a BA from Princeton University and a law degree from Fordham University School of Law.