As many states are concluding their Juneteenth celebrations and the nation is still reeling from COVID, the impact on businesses and the ongoing protest around police brutality, NABWIC takes a closer look at how businesses have been impacted and strategies that can be taken to ensure equality in business, especially procurement and corporate involvement.
NABWIC Talks with Nina Cook, Supply Chain Site Director at PepsiCo - Frito-Lay North America. Nina is a proven leader with broad functional experience and a track record of creative problem solving while motivating teams to achieve unprecedented results.
Nina has 15 years’ experience leading in diverse roles of increasing responsibility within Supply Chain, In Market Operations, and Change Management Projects. Currently leads a PepsiCo/Frito-Lay Plant of over 500 people to make and move products safely, efficiently, of the highest quality and delivering top tier service to our sales partners.She has supported and led teams in delivering volume growth and better than plan performance results while successfully executed major business changes inline startups, automation, and conversions. In addition, she is also affiliates of several business and networking organizations supporting the organization's Diversity & Inclusion agenda as part of the Network of Executive Women Leadership and National Women of Color Leadership team. She is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Nina was also the recipient of a National Inclusion award with PepsiCo.
Nina holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Alabama A&M University and an MBA from the University of North Alabama. Nina has been married to her husband Cedric for 10 years and has a son Cedric Jr (CJ), daughter Chloe and dog Cod.
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