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PURCHASE, NY -- Larry Thompson has rejoined PepsiCo as executive vice-president of government affairs, general counsel and corporate secretary. He succeeds Maura Abeln Smith.
Thompson will be responsible for PepsiCo's worldwide legal functions and government affairs and public policy organizations. He also will oversee the company's global compliance function sand the philanthropic PepsiCo Foundation.
Thompson was PepsiCo's senior vice-president of government affairs, general counsel and corporate secretary from 2004 to 2011. Between his PepsiCo terms, he served as the John A. Sibley chair in corporate and business law at the University of Georgia School of Law.