HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Frito-Lay North America's Huntsville team has been honored with this year's Dale Stortz Award for being the "Zone of the Year" for 2015. 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. The Huntsville Zone was selected from the 120 sales zones nationwide to win this prestigious honor. The zone encompasses Huntsville, Ala., Fayetteville, Tenn., Lawrenceburg, Tenn., Lewisburg, Tenn., Rainsville, Ala., Snead, Ala., Cullman, Ala., Sheffield, Ala., Jasper, Ala., Tupelo, Miss. and Corinth, Miss. The 185-member team was recognized by Frito-Lay senior executive leadership at a special ceremony in Huntsville, Ala.
"The team is honored to be chosen out of all the zones nationwide to win the Dale Stortz Award," said Rachel Hibbs, Zone Sales Leader. "This recognition is a direct result of their dedication to outstanding performance and recognizes the high level of engagement and the quality work they put in each day."
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Frito-Lay North America is the $14 billion convenient foods business unit of PepsiCo (NYSE: PEP), which is headquartered in Purchase, NY. Learn more about Frito-Lay at the corporate website, http://www.fritolay.com/, the Snack Chat blog, http://www.snacks.com/ and on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/fritolay.
PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. PepsiCo generated more than $63 billion in net revenue in 2015, driven by a complementary food and beverage portfolio that includes Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Pepsi-Cola, Quaker and Tropicana. PepsiCo's product portfolio includes a wide range of enjoyable foods and beverages, including 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in estimated annual retail sales.
At the heart of PepsiCo is Performance with Purpose – our goal to deliver top-tier financial performance while creating sustainable growth and shareholder value. In practice, Performance with Purpose means providing a wide range of foods and beverages from treats to healthy eats; finding innovative ways to minimize our impact on the environment and reduce our operating costs; providing a safe and inclusive workplace for our employees globally; and respecting, supporting and investing in the local communities where we operate. For more information, visit www.pepsico.com.
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