We are excited to announce that Eric Melis, Sr. Marketing Director – LATAM Beverages at Pepsico is joining the Portada Americas Board, one of the six units of Portada’s Council System. The Council System next in-person meeting will be at Portada Miami, on April 11 at Miami’s East Hotel.
Eric started his career in the marketing industry 21 years ago. Although he spent a couple of years working for Kraft Foods and Phillip Morris Intl, Eric developed and continued building most of his expertise in marketing while working at Pepsico.
His roles have varied during that time span from brand management roles at a single market to category and multi-category roles in multimarkets to his current role, where he leads the soft drink category for the Latam region.
He had the privilege to work as well within bottling operations in Venezuela and Mexico, which has helped him in building a better understanding of the business overall.
Eric was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. He is married with 3 wonderful children. He is passionate about American and European football and loves long-distance running.
Welcome, Eric to Portada’s Council System!