Robert GamgortCHAIRMAN & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, KDP
Robert “Bob” Gamgort serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer for Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP). Under his leadership, KDP has emerged as a Modern Beverage Company and one of the largest food and beverage companies in the United States, with inclusion in the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100. Prior to the formation of KDP, Bob was CEO of Keurig Green Mountain, following its take-private transaction in 2016.
His more than 30+ year career in consumer products and entertainment includes positions as CEO of Pinnacle Foods, North American President of Mars Inc. and President of Major League Baseball Properties, as well as a progression of marketing, sales, strategy and general management roles at General Foods and Kraft Foods.
His career has been marked by numerous brand and company turnarounds, innovation and new business creation as well as the highly successful Pinnacle Foods IPO and more than a dozen significant M&A transactions.
Bob holds an MBA in marketing and finance from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, a BA in Economics from Bucknell University, and studied at the London School of Economics.
Bob serves as Director and Chair of the Compensation Committee for National Veterinary Associates, Inc. (NVA), a leading pet healthcare company, and is on the board of B4IG, a global coalition for inclusive growth. He formerly was a director for Wayfair (NYSE: W), a Trustee for Bucknell University, Director for the New Jersey State Employment Training Commission and Trustee for Schiff Natural Lands Trust.
He has been recognized by the media for his influence in the fields of marketing, sports business and the beverage industry, including BEVNET’s “Person of the Year” award in 2018.