Jahanzeb Khan, Candidate for Board of Governors 2020

Jahanzeb Qayum Khan

CEO & General Director, Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam Beverage

Jahanzeb is the CEO & General Director of Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam Beverage Company. Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam Beverages ( is a strategic alliance between PepsiCo Inc and Suntory Holdings Limited, a Japanese beverages giant After more than 25 years of operations in Vietnam, SPVB is one of the leading beverage companies with 5 manufacturing facilities nationwide, 5 sales offices and 1 Head office The company now provides direct employment for more than 2 800 employees and thousands of indirect employees It has 13 brands in market, playing in 7 categories, which are backed with a strong Go To Market strategy.

We have almost 400 Distributors as our partners and more than 1 900 Salesmen who work everyday to make sure our products reach 400 000 outlets through direct service and 700 000 outlets through wholesalers As part of our Sustainable Development agenda, we believe in being responsible towards the community we operate in Therefore, alongside providing high quality products to meet the needs of consumers, SPVB carries out series of activities to support clean water and education This is living our company Value of “giving back to the society SPVB is one of the top employers of choice in Vietnam and has recently been awarded 1 st place amongst the Top 10 Most Trustworthy beverage companies in Vietnam (Non alcohol sector)*

Jahanzeb has close to 30 years of working experience in MNCs His last 19 years in PepsiCo saw him working extensively in Asia Middle East and Africa, namely Pakistan, South Africa, Nigeria, Iran and Thailand Prior to joining SPVB, he was based in Bangkok as Vice President, Business Development and Transformation Asia Pacific Before the Transformation role, he was the General Director for Pakistan and Afghanistan, leading both Snacks and Beverage portfolios From July 2019 Jahanzeb assumed the charge of CEO General Director of SPVB.

Jahanzeb is a graduate in Electrical Engineering with a degree from the University of Maryland, USA Jahanzeb plays golf, loves hunting and reading books He also likes spending time with his wife and children and strives to achieve a good work life balance.

Vision for AmCham

I would look to work with the Governors and members of AmCham to firstly enhance the overall profile and reputation of this organization Secondly, I would want to specifically work to promote trade and to develop a transparent investment environment in Vietnam Leveraging my international and cross cultural experience I believe I can add value to very specific business issues that would help support growth of the Vietnamese economy I would look to enhance the advocacy agenda and help achieve the main objective of AmCham i e promoting trade and investment between Vietnam and the U S AmCham has made a positive impact on Vietnamese society over the last 25 years Let’s build on that legacy.

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