Monique Oxender has been appointed as Interim Chief Corporate Affairs Officer of Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP).
Oxender will report to Chairman and CEO Bob Gamgort and will join the Executive Leadership Team.
“Monique has built a best-in-class corporate responsibility function at KDP, and she is a dynamic leader who delivers strategic plans that create value for all stakeholders,” says Gamgort. “I’m excited to collaborate with her and our executive leadership teams on further enhancing our corporate reputation and sharing our growth story.”
Oxender has been with KDP for more than 11 years, most recently as Senior Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer. Prior to joining KDP, she served in leadership roles with Ford Motor Company, overseeing supply chain sustainability programs and working with a wide range of external stakeholders.
Oxender succeeds Maria Sceppaguercio, who had previously announced her retirement and will stay as an advisor for KDP for the remainder of 2023.
“On behalf of our ELT and Board, we thank Maria for her significant accomplishments over the past five years as her leadership has been an integral part of our success, and we are grateful that she’ll continue as an advisor,” says Gamgort.
In her role, Oxender will oversee KDP’s corporate responsibility, government affairs, corporate communications, and internal communications work.
Oxender is a member of the Board of Directors for World Coffee Research, as well as on the Strategic Advisory Council for The Erb Institute, a partnership between the Ross School of Business and the School for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan.
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