Edgar Wright is the Regional Sales Director for Pepsi Beverages Company – Utah Region, a role in which he leads the companies operating business in Salt Lake City, Price, and Elko, NV. He joined Pepsi Beverages Company in 2005 and has held a variety of positions with increasing responsibility in the areas of sales and general management in the field and at headquarters. Edgar joined Pepsi Beverage Company in Denver, CO where he served as a Business Development Manager. In 2006, Edgar moved to Salt Lake City as Director of Retail Sales. In his role as Director of Retail Sales Edgar had the opportunity to work with many of the Retail customers based here in Salt Lake City. In 2009, Edgar was named Regional Sales Director for Pepsi Beverages Company in Connecticut. After a stint at headquarters in New York, Edgar returned to Utah to accept his current position.
Prior to Pepsi Beverages Company Edgar’s early career was spent with an extensive background in the food industry. Shortly after graduating from the University of Maryland, Edgar joined Safeway Stores Inc, in their Eastern division as Category Manager. After three years with Safeway, Edgar made the transition to the supplier side of the business joining Miller Brewing Co. in Milwaukee, WI. Over the course of five years with Miller Brewing Co. Edgar held several positions before joining Pepsi in 2005.
In addition to being a board member of the Utah Food Industry Association, he also serves on the board of the Utah Beverage Association and Junior Achievement.
Edgar is married to Lindsay. They recently had their first child over the summer.