With President and COO James Quincey set to take over as CEO of The Coca-Cola Company on May 1, the beverage giant today announced that several other executive moves will also go into effect on the new chief executive’s first day.
In a move that some experts have described as similar in strategy to the legal actions taken against the tobacco industry in the 1990s, a new lawsuit accuses Coke and CSD-friendly trade group American Beverage Association (ABA) of engaging in a 40-year “elaborate campaign of disinformation” to minimize the health risks associated with soft drink consumption.
Confirming months of industry speculation, The Coca-Cola Company today announced a restructuring of the company’s senior leadership structure that will see company president and COO James Quincey succeed Muhtar Kent as CEO, effective May 1, 2017.
ATLANTA, GA – Since the 1930s, Coca-Cola has been synonymous with the holiday season. From heartwarming ads and special-edition packaging to the Coca-Cola Holiday Caravan stops that bring holiday happiness to communities across America, Coke and the holidays go hand-in-hand.
To embrace and celebrate the spirit of the season in 2016, Coca-Cola is shining a light on “unsung heroes”– those who go the extra mile …
The company continued to gain value share in total North America RTD beverages for the 26th consecutive quarter, with sparkling beverages volume growth driven by Sprite, Fanta and energy drinks, while Diet Coke declined.
The joint venture with Coke will be Dunkin’ Donuts’ first venture into RTD coffee. The chain, publicly traded under Dunkin’ Brands, has long been a source of quick-served coffee and iced coffees on the go, and recently entered the cold brew coffee category itself.