Ajay Kataria

Ajay Kataria, Executive Vice President, Finance & Accounting

Ajay Kataria serves as Executive Vice President of Finance and Accounting at Utz, having served in this role since July 2019. Mr. Kataria joined Utz in July 2017 as Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasury to support the Company's financial planning, analytics and business transformation efforts, and became Executive Vice President in July 2019. Prior to joining Utz, from April 2016 until July 2017, Mr. Kataria served as Vice President of Global Finance and Strategy at Armstrong Flooring, Inc., a producer of residential and commercial flooring products. Prior to his time at Armstrong, from August 2014 until April 2016, Mr. Kataria served as Vice President of Supply Chain Finance at Chobani, Inc., a producer of Greek yogurt and dairy products. Prior to Chobani, Mr. Kataria worked for ten years at PepsiCo in various supply chain and finance roles of increasing responsibility. Mr. Kataria holds a Bachelor of Technology from the National Institute of Technology, India and earned his MBA from Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business.