Frito-Lay Hawaii Sales Team Honored as Zone of the Year

Company presents Dale Stortz Award

PLANO, Texas -- Frito-Lay North America's Hawaii sales team has been honored with this year's Dale Stortz Award for being the 'Zone of the Year' for 2012. The Dale Stortz Award, named for one of Frito-Lay's most respected sales leaders, is awarded annually to the team that demonstrates the most outstanding performance in sales, profitability, safety and employee retention.

Frito-Lay selected the Hawaii Zone from the 135 sales zones nationwide to win this prestigious honor. The zone encompasses all of the Hawaiian Islands. Frito-Lay senior executive leadership recognized the 175-member team at a special ceremony in Honolulu.

"The team is honored to be chosen out of all the zones nationwide to win the Dale Stortz Award," said John Erickson, Hawaii sales senior director. "This recognition is a direct result of the team's dedication to outstanding performance and recognizes the high level of engagement and the quality work they put in each and every day."

Frito-Lay North America is the $13 billion snack foods business unit of PepsiCo, which is headquartered in Purchase, N.Y.

Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader with net revenues of more than $65 billion and a product portfolio that includes 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. Its main businesses are Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola.