Dr Pepper Snapple Group, a flavoured beverage firm, has announced that John Stewart, executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), has decided to take early retirement. To facilitate the transition of his duties as CFO, Stewart has agreed to remain in his position until 31 March, 2010. The company will conduct an external search for his replacement, and Stewart will assist in his successor’s transition.
Stewart has served as CFO since November 2006. Prior to joining the company, he was senior vice president and CFO of Diageo North America.
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