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Muhtar Kent Becomes the CEO of The Coca-Cola Company Print E-mail
Tuesday, 01 July 2008 07:27

As was announced in December 2007, Muhtar Kent officially became The Coca-Cola Company's new chief executive officer on July 1, 2008 while Neville Isdell remained chairman of the Board through the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareowners in April 2009. Kent joined The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta in 1978 and has held a variety of marketing and operations roles throughout his career until 1995. From 1995 to 1998 he was managing director for Amatil-Europe and from 1998-2005, he was president & CEO for Efes Beverage Group based in Turkey. In 2005 he returned to The Coca-Cola Company as president & CEO of the Company's North Asia, Eurasia and Middle East Group and since 2006 President & COO of The Coca-Cola Company.
Source: The Coca-Cola Company Press Release 2008-07-01

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