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Sector: Food and Beverage
Designation: President and General Manager, MENA and Pakistan
Nationality: Pakistani – American
Headquarters: United States
Local Headquarters: U.A.E.
Under Sheikh’s leadership, Pepsico has been investing locally, with a projected investment of $2 billion over the next five years in Saudi Arabia. In June 2019, PepsiCo launched Tamakani, a platform designed to support and inspire women in Saudi Arabia. The company has partnered with the Saudi Sports For All Federation, with the goal of increasing participation in weekly sports by 40% by 2030. Sheikh is also the Chairman of the USSaudi Business Council and Vice Chairman of the USPakistan Business Council.