Laxman Narasimhan


Length of tenure and experience
Joined RB as CEO-Designate in July 2019 and was appointed as CEO on 1 September 2019.

Prior to joining RB, Laxman held various roles at PepsiCo from 2012 to 2019. He was previously Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo’s Latin America, Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa operations, where he ran the Company's food and beverage businesses across the regions. Prior to PepsiCo, Laxman served as a Director for McKinsey & Company and held various roles from 1993 to 2012. He was also an Advisory Board member of the Jay H. Baker Retailing Centre at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Laxman holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the College of Engineering, University of Pune, India. He has an MA in German and International Studies from The Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania.

External appointments

Committee Memberships
Member of the Nomination Committee