About Morgan Flatley
As Chief Marketing Officer, PepsiCo Global Nutrition Group and SVP, Global Grains, Morgan Flatley has a reputation for building iconic brands and leading fully-integrated, award-winning marketing programs, as well as insight-driven innovations that respond to the ever-changing landscape of consumer needs. Before joining the Global Nutrition Group, Flatley was CMO of PepsiCo’s iconic Gatorade brand and prior to Gatorade, worked on Pepsi's music platform. She is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Business School, and sits on the board of both the Chicago Children’s Museum and the Women’s Justice Initiative for Guatemala, which is dedicated to preventing and addressing gender-based violence. 

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