Keurig Dr Pepper, whose headquarters are in Frisco and Burlington, Massachusetts, announced that Oray Boston has been elected as a director of the KDP Board.
Boston is the worldwide president of trauma, extremities, craniomaxillofacial, and animal health at DePuy Synthes, the orthopedics company of Johnson & Johnson.
“Oray is a highly experienced and seasoned executive who will bring additional depth and perspective to our Board. We’re pleased to welcome him as our newest director,” KDP Chairman and CEO Bob Gamgort said in a statement.
Boston’s 30-year tenure at Johnson & Johnson has included leadership positions in operations, sales and marketing, and he led cross-functional and cross-sector teams that delivered commercial growth and differentiated innovation. Previously, his roles included president of global biosurgery, vice president of sales & marketing, and worldwide vice president of franchise operations at Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson MedTech company.
He has served as national co-chair of Johnson & Johnson’s African Ancestry Leadership Council and is currently a member of the CEO Council for Growth of Philadelphia.
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Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. has reappointed Bob Gamgort, its current executive chairman and former CEO, to his former chief executive's post after announcing the resignation of Ozan Dokmecioglu as CEO and a member of the KDP board of directors. Gamgort will continue as the company's chairman. The company, which is based in Frisco and Burlington, Massachusetts, said in a statement that Dokmecioglu agreed to resign because of violations of the company's Code of Conduct that were unrelated to strategy, operations, or financial reporting. "Keurig Dr Pepper's Code of Conduct is built on a foundation of ethics, integrity, and personal responsibility.…
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