Frucor Suntory has announced the appointment of Darren Fullerton as CEO (Australia and New Zealand).

Fullerton has a wealth of knowledge about the beverage industry from his extensive career at PepsiCo, spanning 18 years across multiple functions. As CEO (Australia & New Zealand) for PepsiCo for a number of years, Darren brings a wealth of market and product knowledge to Frucor Suntory.   

Most recently, he led Winc, a $1bn+ market leader in office products and business solutions across Australasia. 

“It’s truly an honour to be joining the Frucor Suntory team and to be able to play a part in the next incredible chapter of a business I have always had great respect for," said Fullerton.

“Strong brands, a vibrant culture, and a thirst for success are hallmarks of most successful businesses – and I look forward to building on these inherent strengths at Frucor Suntory." 

Fullerton starts his new role on 14 April and will be based in Sydney.