pladis, the snacking company, has appointed A. Salman Amin as global CEO. With a strong reputation in the food and drink sector, Salman takes up the role after a successful international career spanning 30 years and three continents. Most recently, Salman was the Global Chief Operating Officer, Global Commercial Division for SC Johnson & Son. During his tenure, Salman was successful in rejuvenating their portfolio of global brands, building a world class marketing organisation, accelerating innovation speed to market, driving growth in operating profit margins, and leading a programme of cultural transformation.
Previous to joining SC Johnson, Salman was PepsiCo’s Chief Marketing Officer and also held significant roles across the business including President PepsiCo, United Kingdom & Ireland and other leadership roles during 17 years at the company.