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Robert Gamgort

Executive Chairman

Robert “Bob” Gamgort is the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors for Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP). Previously, Bob served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board since the formation of the Company in 2018. Under his leadership, KDP has emerged as one of the largest food and beverage companies in the United States, with inclusion in the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100. He was previously CEO of Keurig Green Mountain following its take-private transaction in 2016.

His 35-plus year career in consumer products and entertainment includes positions as CEO of Pinnacle Foods, North American President of Mars Inc., and President of Major League Baseball Properties, as well as a progression of marketing, sales, strategy and general management roles at General Foods and Kraft Foods. His career has been marked by numerous brand and company turnarounds, innovation and new business creation as well as the highly successful Pinnacle Foods IPO and more than a dozen significant M&A transactions.

Bob serves as a Director and Chair of the Compensation Committee for National Veterinary Associates, Inc. (NVA), a leading pet healthcare company. He is also on the Board of Chobani, producer of one of America’s leading yogurt brands as well as dairy- and plant-based creamers, plant-based probiotic drinks and owner of La Colombe, a super premium coffee company. He formerly was a Board member of Wayfair Inc. (NYSE: W), Trustee for Bucknell University, Director for the New Jersey State Employment Training Commission and Trustee for Schiff Natural Lands Trust.

Bob holds an MBA in marketing and finance from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, a BA in Economics from Bucknell University and studied at the London School of Economics.

He has been recognized for his influence in marketing, sports business and the beverage industry, including BEVNET’s “Person of the Year” award in 2018.