Larry D. Thompson

by LP Green, II
Larry D. Thompson
Former Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
PepsiCo, Inc.
Boards: Franklin, Templeton & Mutual Series Funds, Graham Holdings Company, Southern Company

Larry D. Thompson was Executive Vice President, Government Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for PepsiCo, Inc.

Thompson assumed this position with PepsiCo in July 2012, with responsibility for the company’s worldwide legal function, as well as its government affairs and public policy organizations. Thompson also oversaw the company’s global compliance function and served as President of the PepsiCo Foundation.

Thompson is the John A. Sibley Professor of Corporate and Business Law at the University of
Georgia School of Law. Thompson is the recipient of the “Edmund Jennings Randolph Award” for outstanding contributions to the accomplishment of the Department of Justice’s mission and “Outstanding Litigator Award” by the Federal Bar Association.

Thompson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Culver-Stockton College, a Master’s degree from Michigan State University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan.

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