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Alfred Steele

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Born Apr 24, 1901

Alfred Nu Steele was a U.S. soft drink businessman. He graduated from Northwestern University in 1923, where he played football, and became an ad executive. He first worked for the Coca-Cola Company, as vice president of marketing. He later became the CEO of the Pepsi-Cola Company in 1949. Under his management, sales tripled between 1955–1957. He reduced the sugar content of the sodas and introduced Pepsi products to third world countries.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1901 Birth Born in 1901.

TWENTIES

1923 22 Years Old He graduated from Northwestern University in 1923, where he played football, and became an ad executive. … Read More

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1949 48 Years Old He later became the CEO of the Pepsi-Cola Company in 1949.

FIFTIES

1955 54 Years Old Under his management, sales tripled between 1955–1957. … Read More
1959 58 Years Old He worked for Pepsi until his death from a heart attack in April 1959. … Read More
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