JLL names new Americas division CFO
Ms. Ravanas will be a member of the Americas Executive Team. She comes from Publicis Groupe, the third largest global communications company, where she held the role of North American Chief Financial Officer for all creative agencies, including Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi and Publicis.
Ms. Ravanas previously was North American CFO of Leo Burnett, where she drove the overall corporate strategy and led its finance and operations functions.
She spent seven years at PepsiCo in finance and corporate strategy roles across the Tropicana, Gatorade and Quaker Oats brands, including pricing, commercial and sales finance, financial planning and analysis, and M&A.
Prior to PepsiCo, Ms. Ravanas was a principal consultant for eight years with A.T. Kearney in the United States and Europe, where she drove large-scale operational and sourcing programs that delivered strong bottom-line results.
Ms. Ravanas has an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and an MA in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania Lauder Institute. ■
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