Ana Maria Irazabal
Ana Maria Irazabal works with leading organizations throughout the Consumer sector with a focus on consumer products and marketing.
Ana Maria joins Russell Reynolds Associates with over 18 years of marketing experience, initially with Procter & Gamble and Kraft Foods. In 1998 she joined PepsiCo in Caracas, moving to the States in 2001 as Director, Mountain Dew International. She went on to roles in product strategy and innovation, was Senior Marketing Director for TM Pepsi, and most recently has been Senior Director of Global Strategic Marketing – Food Service. She also is the Co-Founder of Arte Ñ, a nonprofit organization focusing on the promotion of Latin-American art in the U.S.
Ana Maria received her B.A. in industrial engineering from Universidad Catolica Andres Bello, in Caracas, Venezuela and her M.B.A., summa cum laude, from J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.