In a number of significant positions over 40 years, Pearson served as a partner at McKinsey & Co., president of PepsiCo, a general partner of the private equity firm of Clayton, Dubilier and Rice, and CEO and founding chairman of YUM Brands. Born in Chicago, on June 3, 1925, Pearson – along with his identical twin brother, Richard -- earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California. At the end of World War II, they both enlisted in the U.S. Navy for a three - year stint before attending Harvard Business School. Earning their MBAs in 1947, the Pearsons met the Pope sisters, also identical twins, and subsequently married in a double ceremony in 1951. Both couples celebrated their fifty-fifth wedding anniversary together on March 2. After a short stay at Standard Brands, Andy Pearson joined the management consulting firm of McKinsey & Co. While there, Pearson was recruited as chief operating officer of PepsiCo and subsequently became the company’s president. After PepsiCo, Pearson became a tenured professor at Harvard Business School, where he was named the MBA Class of 1958 Professor of Business Administration. He left HBS to become a general partner in the private equity firm of Clayton, Dubilier and Rice from 1993 to 1997. There he was involved in numerous buyouts, including Lexmark, Kinko's, and Alliant Food Service. Pearson served on numerous public and nonprofit boards, including Citigroup, the May Company, TWA, YUM Brands, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the New York University Medical Center. Pearson resided in Palm Beach and Santa Barbara, California, where he recently purchased a home near his brother and sister-in-law—an opportunity to reunite after living on opposite coasts for 50 years. He had previously resided for many years in Bronxville, New York, where he served as a member of the board of Lawrence Hospital and as an elder of the Reformed Church. He is survived by his wife of fifty-five years, Joanne; his brother, Richard, and sister-in-law, Jany, of Santa Barbara; his daughter and son-in-law, Jill and Alan Rappaport of Bronxville; and two grandchildren.