LEADERSHIP

Derek Hill
Derek Hill

President and Chief Executive Officer

Derek was named President and Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2022. Prior to this assignment, he served as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) since 2008. Derek has been with PBV since its formation in 1999, where he served as Vice President of Strategic Planning. Prior to that, he worked with PepsiCo in Finance covering the Southeast region. Derek began his career in the public sector as a staff accountant after graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of South Carolina.

Mark Johnson
Mark Johnson

Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Mark joined Pepsi Bottling Ventures in June 2017, bringing over 28 years of experience with PepsiCo, both in Sales Operations and Business Development roles. Prior to joining PBV, he served as Vice President of Sales and Strategy for Quaker Warehouse Sales. His previous roles with PepsiCo include Senior Director of 7-Eleven and Wal*Mart and Vice President/General Manager for the Oklahoma Market Unit and the Charlotte, North Carolina market. Mark received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Matthew Bucherati
Matthew Bucherati

Senior Vice President, Operations & Supply Chain

Matthew joined the Pepsi-Cola Company after departing the U.S. Navy in 1986 and has been with PBV since its formation in 1999. His responsibilities include Production, Warehousing, Supply Chain Planning, and Fleet Operations. Prior to joining PBV, he worked for Pepsi Bottling Group, where he managed a number of field operations, as well as headquarters' assignments. Matthew received his Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, New York.

Marla Wiedmann

Marla Wiedmann

Vice President, Human Resources & Corporate Affairs

Marla brings over 28 years of Human Resources leadership experience in the food and beverage industry, with the last 9 years as the HR Director for PBV’s Western Division. She has responsibility for PBV’s Human Resources and Corporate Affairs departments, including Compensation and Benefits, Training and Development, Safety and Loss Prevention, and Communications and Government Affairs. Prior to PBV, Marla held multiple progressive leadership roles with Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation, including her final role as HR Director for Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and DSD Sales & Distribution. Marla earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Appalachian State University (ASU), where she remains an active member of the alumni population and avid supporter of ASU athletics. She has been certified as a Compensation Professional (CCP) and by the HR Certification Institute as a Senior Professional in Human Resource (SPHR).  

Scott Bell

Scott Bell

Chief Financial Officer

Scott joined PBV in March 2022 as Chief Financial Officer and leads the finance and technology departments, including accounting, financial and corporate planning, information technology, and our business transformation teams. Prior to joining PBV, Scott served as Vice President of Finance - Operations at Hostess Brands and spent over 13 years with PepsiCo in various finance leadership roles, including Vice President of Supply Chain Finance for PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA). A veteran of the Marine Corps, Scott earned his master’s in Finance from Johns Hopkins University and his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Towson University