PepsiAmericas Names Sara Zawoyski Vice President of Investor Relations

PepsiAmericas, Inc. (NYSE:PAS) announced today the appointment of Sara Zawoyski to the position of vice president, investor relations. Ms. Zawoyski will be responsible for the company’s investor relations strategy, including communicating the financial performance and increasing the company’s visibility to the financial community.

She will report to Alex Ware, PepsiAmericas’ chief financial officer.

“We are delighted to have Sara take on this key role,” said Ware. “Her knowledge of our business, our history, and our growth strategies brings unique value to this role.”

Ms. Zawoyski was previously director of financial reporting and compliance for PepsiAmericas, responsible for the execution of all quarterly and annual SEC filings. Prior to joining PepsiAmericas in 2002, Ms. Zawoyski was a manager in assurance at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

PepsiAmericas is the second-largest Pepsi bottler with operations in 19 states, Central Europe including Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, the Republic of Slovakia, and Romania, and the Caribbean including, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago. In total, PepsiAmericas serves geographic areas with a population of more than 122 million people. PepsiAmericas manufactures, distributes and markets a broad portfolio of Pepsi-Cola, and other national and regional brands. PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) beneficially owns approximately 41 percent equity interest in PepsiAmericas. Additional information on PepsiAmericas is available at www.pepsiamericas.com.