The Coca-Cola Company
James Quincey is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Coca-Cola Company. He has held the position of Chairman of the Board since April 24, 2019. Before becoming Chief Executive Officer in May 2017, he led all of the company’s operating units worldwide as President and Chief Operating Officer from August 2015.
From 2013 to 2015, Quincey served as President of The Coca-Cola Company’s Europe Group, which is comprised of 38 countries including the Member States of the European Union, the European Free Trade Association countries and the Balkans.
Quincey also played an instrumental role in leading the merger of Coca-Cola Enterprises, Coca-Cola Iberian Partners and Coca-Cola Erfrischungsgetranke AG to form Coca-Cola European Partners Plc., which is now the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler based on net revenues.
Prior to his role as head of the Europe Group, Quincey served as President of the Northwest Europe and Nordics business unit (NWEN) from 2008 to 2012. From 2005 to 2008, Quincey was President of the Mexico Division. Quincey joined the company in Atlanta in 1996 as Director of Learning Strategy for the Latin America Group. He went on to serve in a series of operational roles of increased responsibility in Latin America, leading to his appointment as President of the South Latin Division in 2003. During his time in South Latin, Quincey was instrumental in developing and executing a successful brand, pack, price and channel strategy, which has now been replicated in various forms throughout Coca-Cola’s global system.
Prior to joining Coca-Cola, Quincey was a Partner in strategy consulting at The Kalchas Group, a spin off from Bain & Company and McKinsey. Quincey, who is bilingual in English and Spanish, received a Bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Liverpool.
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