Organizational Structures

June 20th, 2012
Week 4 – Organizational Structures

Organizational Structures
Organizational structures refer to the way that an organization arranges people and jobs so that its work can be performed and its goals can be met. Every organization has a different organizational structure, depending on goals, capacity, internal affairs, and manufacturing class that they are involved in. An outdated organizational structure can result in an accountability issues as well as malfunctions in upper management roles. The organizational structure plays a very important role in any corporation big or small. Depending on what kind of structure depends on what kind of damage or success can come from the results.
Frito-Lay is a subsidiary division on PepsiCo. Frito-Lay’s organizational structure starts out with the president of the company. Thomas Greco has worked for PepsiCo since 1986. He is the president of Frito-Lay North America, where he leads PepsiCo’s $13 billion snack and convenient foods business. Along Thomas Greco’s side is Marc Guay which is president of PepsiCo Foods Canada, which includes the Frito Lay Canada and Quaker foods and Snacks business, he also has worked for PepsiCo since 1986. Then there is Marc Kesselman which is senior vice President and general counsel of PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay North America division. Marc oversees legal, regulatory and policy issues relating to Frito-Lay’s $13 billion snack food business and its 45,000+ employees. The next one in line is George Legge which is the senior vice president and chief financial officer of Frito-Lay North America. George Legge is responsible for driving the continuous annual growth and overseeing finance, productivity, control, transformation and SAP implementation for PepsiCo. The senior vice president of human resources and the chief human resources officer for Frito-Lay’s North America division is Patrick McLaughlin. Patrick has led the field and headquarters structure with a focus on...