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Donald Mcintosh Kendall

business executive

Donald KENDALL, business executive. former; Board, Chamber of Commerce of the United States.


Kendall, Donald Mcintosh was born on March 16, 1921 in Sequim, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Carroll C. and Charlotte (McIntosh) Kendall.


Student, Western Kentucky State College, 1942. Doctor of Laws, Stetson University, 1971.


Special field representative Pepsi-Cola Company, 1947-1948, manager fountain sales, 1948-1949, branch plant manager fountain sales, 1949-1950, special representative, 1950-1952, vice president national accounts fountain sales, 1952-1957. President Pepsi Cola International, 1953-1963, Pepsi-Cola Company (merger with Frito-Lay 1965), 1963-1965. President, chief executive officer Pepsi Cola, Inc., since 1965, chairman board, chief executive officer, 1971-1986, chairman executive committee, since 1986, also board directors.

Board directors Pan American Airways, Atlantic Richfield, Investors Diversified Services Mutual Fund Group. Chairman NOVA Pharmaceutical, Lorimar-Telepictures, National Alliance Businessmen, 1969-1970, director, 1970-1978.


Chairman National Center for Resource Recovery, Inc. 1970-1976, board directors, since 1976. Chairman Emergency Committee for American Trade, 1969-1976, member, since 1976.

Board directors United States-Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Trade and Economic Council. Chairman American Ballet Theatre Foundation, 1973-1977, chairman executive committee, 1977-1983. Served to lieutenant Air Corps, United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1947.

Member International Chamber of C. (trustee council), Chamber of Commerce United States (director, vice-chairman 1980-1981, chairman 1981-1982), Blind Brook Club, Lyford Cay Club, River Club, Round Hill Club, Links.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, golf, jogging, skiing, salmon fishing.


Married Sigrid Ruedt von Collenberg, December 22, 1965. Children– Donna Lee Kendall Warren, Edward McDonnell, Donald McIntosh, Kent Collenberg.

Carroll C. Kendall

Charlotte (McIntosh) Kendall

Sigrid Ruedt von Collenberg

Donna Lee Kendall Warren Kendall

Edward McDonnell Kendall

Donald McIntosh Kendall

Kent Collenberg Kendall