Tina Bigalke, MSIR 1993, Chief Diversity Officer of PepsiCo
Tina Bigalke is Chief Diversity Officer of PepsiCo. She is responsible for the continued evolution of the company’s culture, the development of behaviors that embrace diversity, inclusion and engagement at all levels of the company and the promotion of the company’s external reputation as a great place to work. She assumed the role in June 2020.
Tina, a 20-year PepsiCo veteran, will work with leadership to create a sustainable roadmap for PepsiCo’s Winning with Purpose mission. Including PepsiCo’s Racial Equality Journey while continuing to progress the gender parity mission. Driving diversity into the decision-making process of the business.
Prior to her current role, Tina was SVP HR – Commercial for PFNA where she shaped HR strategy in Frito’s commercial functions – Customer Sales, Marketing and Transformation. In this role, Tina and her team played a pivotal role in supporting FLNA’s transformational initiatives, including future go-to-market systems and organizational models, new ways of working and adoption of new technologies. She was instrumental in accelerating PFNA’s commercial talent agenda, while advancing a pipeline of diverse talent.
Tina has served PepsiCo in a range of HR capacities in field, headquarter and corporate global assignments, where she has developed broad and varied human capital management expertise in business transformation/innovation, change leadership, and organizational design.
Tina holds an MSILR and a BBA in International Studies/Spanish from West Virginia University and participates in the WVU Practicum series, in addition to serving as an alumni mentor. Tina is a previous board member of CASA of Collin County. Currently, Tina sits on the Dean’s Advisory Board of WVU’s College of B&E and as a member of Compensation Committee of the WVU Foundation. Prior to PepsiCo, she held a range of human resources roles with PPG Industries, Inc., and MagneTek, Inc. Tina is the proud parent of two daughters.