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Umran Beba

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Umran Beba, Independent Non-executive Director

Umran joined Bakkavor in September 2020 as a Non-executive Director. She is an experienced senior business executive with a general management background and significant expertise in talent and diversity. Umran spent 25 years at PepsiCo Inc, the global food and beverage company where she held a number of international commercial and functional roles, with her last position being Senior Vice President, Chief Global Diversity and Engagement Officer. From 2010 to 2015, she served as an Independent Non-executive Director on the board of Calbee, Inc, a major Japanese snack foods manufacturer. Umran is currently a partner at August Leadership, an executive search firm. She also serves on the boards of the International Youth Foundation and Neighbors Link, a trustee at Purchase College Foundation, and for eight years until June 2020, was a Future Council Member of the World Economic Forum. She earned her MBA and Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Bogaziçi University in Istanbul.