Stephen Kehoe | Influence 100

Stephen Kehoe

Chief Corporate Affairs Officer



Earlier this year, Stephen Kehoe—who stepped down from his role as CEO of Edelman’s Asia Pacific operationslast year—returned to former employer PepsiCo as chief corporate affairs officer and as chairman of the PepsiCo Foundation.

In his new role, Kehoe serves on the leadership team of the company and is responsible for driving an integrated global agenda across communications, government affairs, public policy and the PepsiCo Foundation.

Kehoe spent three years as Edelman’s Asia Pacific president and CEO and was credited with an impressive turnaround in the region. Before joining Edelman, Kehoe was in-house at Visa for more than seven years, serving as senior VP, global financial relations and inclusion. He previously led government affairs at PepsiCo in Belgium and then New York from 2004 to 2010, and before that was UK managing director at APCO Worldwide.