Philip A. Marineau - Phil Marineau brings an extensive record of success in consumer brand marketing and executive leadership to Fritz Institute. As President and Chief Executive Officer of Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&CO.) from 1999-2006, he led the global apparel company through a successful business turnaround, restoring financial strength and markedly improving its competitiveness. Prior to joining LS&CO., Mr. Marineau was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Pepsi-Cola North America from 1997 to 1999, leading Pepsi to outgrow Coke in North America for the first time in years. From 1996 to 1997 he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Dean Foods Company, where he oversaw a substantial increase in both sales and earnings. Prior to Dean Foods, Mr. Marineau spent 23-years at the Quaker Oats Company in progressively responsible positions, including President and Chief Operating Officer from 1993 to 1996, building many well-known Quaker brands around the world including Gatorade, which grew into more than $1 billion global powerhouse in the sports-drink industry under his leadership.

Marineau received his Bachelor of Arts in history at Georgetown University in 1968 and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University in 1970. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Shutterfly Inc., and serves on the board of the Meredith Corporation, Kaiser Permanente, the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, the Holy Family Day Home and the American Institute of Public Service. He also is on the advisory board of Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management.
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