FSB grad among Fortune's Most Powerful Women International

Paula Santilli headshot

A 1987 Farmer School and Miami University graduate has been named one of the most powerful women in business internationally.

Fortune's Most Powerful Women International rankings for 2020 put Paula Santilli at No. 41. Santilli, who got postgraduate degrees in marketing and international studies, heads up PepsiCo's business operations in all of Latin America. 

"Starting with the company back in 2001, Santilli worked her way up the PepsiCo food chain, holding a position as vice president and general manager of the firm’s savory business unit in Mexico before becoming COO and later president of PepsiCo Mexico Foods," the magazine said. "In February, she helped publish The Power of Empowerment: Women Building Latin America, a book that 'aims to accelerate the development of professional women in the region.'"