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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Quincey

54 2019 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Brian Smith

63 2019 President, Chief Operating Officer

John Murphy

57 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Nikos Koumettis

54 2019 President of the Europe, Middle East and Africa Group

Manuel Manuel

51 2019 President of the Asia Pacific Group

Alfredo Rivera

57 2016 President - Latin America Group

Lisa Chang

2019 Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer

Francisco Crespo

53 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Growth Officer

James Dinkins

56 2017 Senior Vice President, President, Coca-Cola North America

Bernhard Goepelt

56 2016 Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Counsel

Robert Long

61 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer

Jennifer Mann

46 2019 Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer And President, Global Ventures

Beatriz Perez

49 2017 Senior Vice President, Chief Public Affairs, Communications and Sustainability Officer

Barry Simpson

58 2019 Senior Vice President, Chief Information and Integrated Services Officer

Mark Randazza

2017 Vice President, Assistant Controller and chief Accounting Officer

Ashna Zaheer

2019 Assistant Corporate Secretary

Maria Lagomasino

69 2019 Lead Independent Director

Herbert Allen

79 1982 Director

Ronald Allen

77 1991 Independent Director

Marc Bolland

59 2015 Independent Director

Ana Botin-Sanz de Sautuola O'Shea

58 2013 Independent Director

Christopher Davis

53 2018 Independent Director

Barry Diller

77 2002 Independent Director

Helene Gayle

63 2013 Independent Director

Alexis Herman

71 2007 Independent Director

Robert Kotick

56 2012 Independent Director

Caroline Tsay

37 2018 Independent Director

David Weinberg

67 2015 Independent Director

Tim Leveridge

2015 Vice President, Officer of Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

James Quincey

Mr. James R. Quincey is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective April 2019 (at 2019 Annual Meeting). Mr. Quincey joined the Company in 1996 as Director, Learning Strategy for the Latin America Group. He went on to serve in a series of operational roles of increasing responsibility in Latin America, leading to his appointment as President of the South Latin Division in December 2003, a position in which he served until his appointment as President of the Mexico Division in December 2005. In October 2008, he was named President of the Northwest Europe and Nordics business unit and served in that role until he was appointed President of the Europe Group in January 2013. He was elected President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company in August 2015 and President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective May 1, 2017. Mr. Quincey served as President until December 2018. Mr. Quincey was first elected to the Board of Directors of the Company in April 2017. In December 2018, the Board of Directors elected Mr. Quincey to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company following Mr. Kent's retirement at the Company's 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareowners, contingent on Mr. Quincey's re-election as a Director at the 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareowners.

Brian Smith

Mr. Brian J. Smith has been appointed as President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective January 1, 2019. Mr. Smith joined the Company in 1997 as Latin America Group Manager for Mergers and Acquisitions, a role he held until July 2001. From 2001 to 2002, he worked as Executive Assistant to Brian Dyson, then Chief Operating Officer and Vice Chairman of the Company. Mr. Smith served as President of the Brazil Division from 2002 to 2008 and President of the Mexico business unit from 2008 through December 2012. Mr. Smith served as President of the Latin America Group from January 2013 to August 2016 and as President of the Europe, Middle East and Africa Group from August 2016 until his election as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective January 1, 2019.

John Murphy

Mr. John Murphy is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the company since March 16, 2019. Prior he was appointed as Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President from January 1, 2019 to March 16, 2019. Mr. Murphy joined the Company in 1988 as an International Internal Auditor. In 1991, he moved to Coca-Cola Japan and served as Executive Assistant to the Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Murphy served in various finance, planning and operations roles with expanded responsibilities at Coca-Cola Japan and subsequently worked for F&N Coca-Cola Ltd., the Coca-Cola bottling partner in Singapore. He rejoined the Company in 1996 as Region Manager in Indonesia. From March 2000 to November 2000, Mr. Murphy served as Vice President of Business Systems in Coca-Cola North America, and from December 2000 to May 2003, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Coca-Cola Japan. From June 2003 to May 2005, he served as Deputy President of Coca-Cola Japan, and in June 2005, he was appointed Vice President of Strategic Planning of the Company, a position he held until he became President of the Latin Center business unit in October 2008. Mr. Murphy was appointed President of the South Latin business unit in January 2013 and served in that role until his appointment to the position of President of the Asia Pacific Group in August 2016.

Nikos Koumettis

Mr. Nikos Koumettis is President of the Europe, Middle East and Africa Group. Mr. Koumettis joined the Company in January 2001 as Southeast Mediterranean Region General Manager for Greece and Cyprus. Mr. Koumettis served as President of the Adriatic and Balkans business unit from January 2003 to June 2008, as President of Coca-Cola Ltd. based in Canada from June 2008 to April 2011, and as President of the Central and Southern Europe business unit from April 2011 to April 2016. In April 2016, Mr. Koumettis was appointed President of the Central and Eastern Europe business unit based in Athens and continued in that position until his appointment as President of the Europe, Middle East and Africa Group effective January 1, 2019.

Manuel Manuel

Mr. Manuel Manuel is President of the Asia Pacific Group of The Coca Cola Company. Mr. Arroyo first joined the Company in 1995 in Madrid in brand management and served in roles of increasing responsibility with the Company until his appointment as General Manager for Spain in 2004, a position which he held until 2006. Mr. Arroyo served as President of the South East and West Asia business unit from 2006 to 2010 and as President of the ASEAN business unit from 2010 to August 2014. Mr. Arroyo served as Senior Vice President and President, Asia Pacific, of S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc., a multinational consumer product manufacturer, from September 2014 to May 2015, and as Chief Executive Officer of Deoleo, S.A., a Spanish multinational olive oil processing company, from May 2015 until September 2016. Mr. Arroyo returned to the Company as General Manager for Iberia in February 2017 and was appointed President of the Mexico business unit in July 2017, a position in which he served until his appointment as President of the Asia Pacific Group effective January 1, 2019.

Alfredo Rivera

Mr. Alfredo Rivera is President of the Latin America Group of the Company. Mr. Rivera joined the Company in 1997 as a District Manager for Guatemala and El Salvador. In 1999, he was appointed Southeast Region Manager in the Brazil Division, serving in this role until December 2003. From January 2004 to August 2006, he served as General Manager for the Ecuador business. From September 2006 to December 2012, Mr. Rivera served as Sparkling Beverages General Manager for the Mexico business unit. In January 2013, he was appointed President of the Latin Center business unit and served in that role until his appointment to his current position in August 2016.

Lisa Chang

Lisa Chang is Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer of the company. who joined Coca-Cola as chief people officer on March 1, has been elected by the board as a senior vice president. Chang most recently served as senior vice president and chief human resources officer for AMB Group LLC in Atlanta, the investment management and shared services arm of The Blank Family of Businesses. Chang is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the Stetson School of Business and Economics at Mercer University.

Francisco Crespo

Mr. Francisco Benitez Crespo is Senior Vice President, Chief Growth Officer of the Company. Mr. Crespo first joined the Company in 1989 in Ecuador, where he held a variety of operations roles. In 1992, Mr. Crespo was appointed Marketing Manager for Peru. In June 1995, he became Channel Marketing Manager in Argentina, and then held the role of Operations Manager for Coca-Cola de Argentina S.A. from July 1996 until his secondment to Coca-Cola FEMSA de Buenos Aires S.A. in July 1998, where he served as Commercial Director in Argentina until June 2000. He rejoined the Company as General Manager of Coca-Cola de Chile S.A. in July 2000 and served in that capacity until July 2003. Mr. Crespo served as Vice President of Operations for the Brazil business unit from August 2003 to November 2005 and as President of the South Latin business unit, where he managed operations in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay, from December 2005 to December 2012. He was appointed President of the Company's Mexico business unit in January 2013 and served in that capacity until his appointment as Chief Growth Officer and election as Senior Vice President of the Company effective May 1, 2017.

James Dinkins

Mr. James L. (Jim) Dinkins is Senior Vice President and President, Coca-Cola North America of the Company. Mr. Dinkins joined the Company in 1988, serving in various account management, marketing and field sales roles with Coca-Cola USA until July 1999. He rejoined the Company in August 2002 as Managing Director, NCAA Sports, and held positions of increasing responsibility in the Coca-Cola Foodservice and On-Premise business of Coca-Cola North America. From November 2010 to April 2014, he served as President, 7-Eleven Global Customer Team, and from April 2014 to August 2014, he served as Senior Vice President, National Retail Sales for select grocery, club and convenience retail customers. From August 2014 to May 2017, he served as Chief Retail Sales Officer for Coca-Cola North America. From May 2017 to December 2017, he served as President of the Minute Maid business unit and Chief Retail Sales Officer for Coca-Cola North America. Mr. Dinkins was appointed President of Coca-Cola North America and elected Senior Vice President of the Company effective January 1, 2018.

Bernhard Goepelt

Mr. Bernhard Goepelt is an Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Counsel of the Company. Mr. Goepelt joined the Company in 1992 as Legal Counsel for the German Division. In 1997, he was appointed Legal Counsel for the Middle and Far East Group, and in 1999 was appointed Division Counsel, Southeast and West Asia Division, based in Thailand. In 2003, Mr. Goepelt was appointed Group Counsel for the Central Europe, Eurasia and Middle East Group. In 2005, he assumed the position of General Counsel for Japan and China, and in 2007, Mr. Goepelt was appointed General Counsel, Pacific Group. In April 2010, he was appointed Associate General Counsel, Global Marketing, Commercial Leadership & Strategy, and in September 2010, he took on the additional responsibility of General Counsel for the Pacific Group. In addition to his functional responsibilities, he also managed the administration of the Legal Division. Mr. Goepelt was elected Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the Company in December 2011. Mr. Goepelt's management responsibilities were expanded in January 2016 to include the Company's Strategic Security function.

Robert Long

Mr. Robert Edward Long is Senior Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer of the Company. Mr. Long joined the Company in April 2004 as Vice President, Global Packaging Platforms. In October 2007, he moved to Japan to lead research and development for Japan, a position he held until coming to Coca-Cola North America in August 2010 to lead research and development. In October 2012, he also assumed North America responsibility for Technical Governance (Quality, Environment, Safety and Scientific & Regulatory Affairs). Mr. Long served as Vice President, Research and Development, of the Company from December 2016 until his appointment as Chief Innovation Officer and election as Senior Vice President of the Company effective May 1, 2017.

Jennifer Mann

Ms. Jennifer K. Mann is Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer And President, Global Ventures of the Company. Ms. Mann joined the Company in 1997 as Manager in the National Customer Support Division of Coca-Cola North America. She served as Vice President and General Manager of Coca-Cola Freestyle from June 2012 until October 2015, when she was appointed Chief of Staff for James Quincey, then President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Ms. Mann was appointed Chief People Officer and elected Senior Vice President of the Company effective May 1, 2017 and continued to serve as Chief of Staff for the Chief Executive Officer of the Company until October 2018. Ms. Mann was appointed to the additional position of President, Global Ventures, of the Company effective January 1, 2019.

Beatriz Perez

Ms. Beatriz R. Perez is Senior Vice President, Chief Communications, Public Affairs, Sustainability and Marketing Assets Officer of the Company. Ms. Perez joined the Company in 1996 and has served in various roles of increasing responsibility in brand and marketing management, field operations, sustainability, public affairs and communications. From April 2010 to June 2011, she served as Chief Marketing Officer for Coca-Cola North America. She served as the Company's first Chief Sustainability Officer from July 2011 to April 2017, and as Vice President, Global Partnerships and Licensing, Retail and Attractions from July 2016 to April 2017. Ms. Perez was appointed Chief Public Affairs, Communications and Sustainability Officer of the Company effective May 1, 2017 (Ms. Perez's functional title was subsequently changed to Chief Communications, Public Affairs, Sustainability and Marketing Assets Officer). Ms. Perez was elected Vice President of the Company in July 2011 and served in that capacity until her election as Senior Vice President of the Company effective May 1, 2017.

Barry Simpson

Mr. Barry Simpson is Senior Vice President and Chief Information and Integrated Services Officer. Mr. Simpson joined the Coca-Cola system, where he served as Chief Information Officer of Coca-Cola Amatil Limited, a Coca-Cola bottler based in Sydney, Australia, until December 2015. He joined the Company in January 2016 as the head of Global Business Unit Information Technology Services. Mr. Simpson was appointed Chief Information Officer in October 2016 and was elected Senior Vice President of the Company in December 2016. Effective January 1, 2019, Mr. Simpson's duties were expanded to include oversight of portions of the Company's Enabling Services organization and his title was changed to Senior Vice President and Chief Information and Integrated Services Officer of the Company.

Mark Randazza

Mr. Mark Randazza is an Vice President, Assistant Controller and chief Accounting Officer effective May, 1, 2017. He is responsible for regulatory compliance of global accounting standards and internal and external reporting. Randazza began his career with the company in 1992 as a Senior Accountant and has since held roles of increasing responsibility. Throughout his career, he has served as Supervisor of Treasury Accounting, Finance Manager, Director of Accounting Research and Financial Reporting and Assistant Controller. He received his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Florida State University, his MBA from the University of Central Florida and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Ashna Zaheer

Maria Lagomasino

Ms. Maria Elena (MEL) Lagomasino is Lead Independent Director of the Company since April 2019. She serves as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner of WE Family Offices, a global family office serving high net worth families, since March 2013. She served as Chief Executive Officer of GenSpring Family Offices, LLC, an affiliate of SunTrust Banks, Inc., from November 2005 to October 2012. She was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JPMorgan Private Bank, a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co., a global financial services firm, from 2001 to 2005. Prior to assuming this position, she was Managing Director of The Chase Manhattan Bank in charge of its Global Private Banking Group. Ms. Lagomasino had been with The Chase Manhattan Bank since 1983 in various positions in private banking. She Served as a Director of the Company from April 2003 to April 2006. Previously she was the director of Board of Avon Products, Inc. (2000-March 2016)

Herbert Allen

Mr. Herbert A. Allen III is Director of The Coca-Cola Company., since 1982. Mr. Allen is President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Allen & Company Incorporated, a privately held investment firm, and has held these positions for more than the past five years. He previously served as a Director of Convera Corporation from 2000 to 2010. He has served as financial advisor to the Company and its bottling partners on numerous transactions.

Ronald Allen

Mr. Ronald W. Allen is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Allen served as Chief Executive Officer of Aaron’s, Inc. from February 2012 until his retirement in August 2014. Mr. Allen served as a Director of Aaron’s, Inc. from 1997 until August 2014. Mr. Allen also served as President of Aaron’s, Inc. from February 2012 to April 2014 and as Chairman of the Board of Aaron’s, Inc. from November 2012 until April 2014. Mr. Allen served as interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Aaron’s, Inc. from November 2011 to February 2012. Mr. Allen server as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Delta Air Lines, Inc. (“Delta”) from 1987 until his retirement in July 1997. Also, served as President of Delta between August 1990 and April 1991 and from 1993 to July 1997. From July 1997 to July 2005, Mr. Allen was a consultant to and Advisory Director of Delta.

Marc Bolland

Mr. Marc J. Bolland is the Independent Director of the Company., effective February 18th, 2015. Mr. Bolland is Head of European Portfolio Operations of The Blackstone Group L.P.’s private equity businesses since September 2016. He was Chief Executive Officer and Director of Marks & Spencer Group p.l.c. (“Marks & Spencer”), an international, multi-channel retailer, from May 2010 to April 2016. He was Chief Executive Officer and Director of WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC, a leading supermarket chain in the UK, from September 2006 to April 2010. He served as Chief Operating Officer of Heineken N.V., one of the world’s largest brewers, from 2005 to July 2006, and an executive board member of Heineken N.V. from 2001 to July 2006. Mr. Bolland started his career at Heineken N.V. in the Netherlands in 1987, serving in several international management positions including Managing Director of Heineken Export Group Worldwide, a subsidiary of Heineken N.V., from 1999 to 2001, and Managing Director of Heineken Slovensko, a subsidiary of Heineken N.V., from 1995 to 1998. He is a Director of International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A. since 2016.

Ana Botin-Sanz de Sautuola O'Shea

Ms. Ana Patricia Botin-Sanz de Sautuola O'Shea is Independent Director of The Coca-Cola Co. She is Executive Chair of Banco Santander, S.A., the parent bank of Grupo Santander, and has held this position since September 2014. She serves as a Director of Banco Santander, S.A. since 1989. Ms. Botín served Chief Executive Officer of Santander UK plc, a leading financial services provider in the UK and subsidiary of Banco Santander, S.A., from December 2010 to September 2014. She serves as director on Santander UK plc since 2010. She was Executive Chair of Banco Español de Crédito, S.A., also a subsidiary of Banco Santander, S.A., from 2002 to 2010. She Started her 38-year career in the banking industry at JP Morgan in New York in 1981 and in 1988 joined Banco Santander, S.A., where she established and led its international corporate banking business in Latin America in the 1990s. She served as a Director of Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A., a global insurance company based in Italy, from 2004 to 2011.

Christopher Davis

Mr. Christopher C. Davis is an Independent Director of the company. Mr. Davis is Chairman of Davis Selected Advisers–NY, Inc., a registered investment advisory firm, since 1997. He Joined Davis Selected Advisers, L.P. (“Davis Advisors”) in 1989 as a financial analyst and in 1995, became a portfolio manager of the firm’s flagship funds, Davis New York Venture Fund and Selected American Shares. He is Director and officer of a number of mutual funds advised by Davis Advisors, as well as other entities controlled by Davis Advisors. He is a Director of Graham Holdings Company since 2006.

Barry Diller

Mr. Barry Diller is an Independent Director of The Coca-Cola Co., Since December 2010, Mr. Diller is Chairman and Senior Executive of IAC/InterActiveCorp, a leading media and Internet company, since December 2010. Prior to that time, Mr. Diller held the positions of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IAC/InterActiveCorp (and its predecessor companies) since August 1995 and ceased serving as Chief Executive Officer in December 2010. he is Chairman and Senior Executive of Expedia Group, Inc. (“Expedia”), an online travel company, since August 2005. He Served as Special Advisor to TripAdvisor, Inc., an online travel company, from April 2013 to March 2017, and served as its Chairman and Senior Executive from December 2011, when it was spun off from Expedia, Inc., until December 2012, and was a member of its Board until April 2013. He Served as the non-executive Chairman of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. from January 2010 to October 2010 and was a member of its Board until January 2011.

Helene Gayle

Dr. Helene D. Gayle is an Independent Director of The Coco-Cola Co. Dr. Gayle is the Chief Executive Officer of The Chicago Community Trust, a community foundation dedicated to improving the Chicago region through strategic grant making, civic engagement and inspiring philanthropy, since October 2017. Dr. Gayle was Chief Executive Officer of McKinsey Social Initiative, an independent nonprofit organization founded by McKinsey & Company, which brings together expert problem solvers to develop innovative approaches to complex social challenges, from July 2015 to September 2017. she is holding Director position in Colgate-Palmolive Company since 2010. She was President and Chief Executive Officer of CARE USA, a leading international humanitarian organization, from 2006 to 2015. She Served as program director in the Global Health Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation from 2001 to 2006. She Started her career in public health at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) in 1984 where she served for 20 years, holding various positions, ultimately becoming the director of the CDC’s National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention in 1995.

Alexis Herman

Ms. Alexis M. Herman is an Independent Director of The Coca-Cola Co. Chair and Chief Executive Officer of New Ventures LLC, a risk management consulting firm, since 2001. She is Director of Cummins Inc. since 2001, Entergy Corporation since 2003 and MGM Resorts International since 2002. She was Chair of the Business Advisory Board of Sodexo, Inc., an integrated food and facilities management services company, through 2013. She served as Chair of the Company’s Human Resources Task Force from 2001 to 2006, Ms. Herman worked with the Company to identify ways to improve its human resources policies and practices following the November 2000 settlement of an employment lawsuit. She Served as U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1997 to 2001.

Robert Kotick

Mr. Robert A. Kotick is Independent Director of The Coca-Cola Company. Mr. Kotick is Chief Executive Officer and Director of Activision Blizzard, Inc., a leading global developer and publisher of interactive entertainment, since 2008. Served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Activision, Inc., the predecessor to Activision Blizzard, Inc., from 1991 to 2008. He is Co-founder of the Call of Duty Endowment, a nonprofit, public benefit corporation that seeks to help organizations that provide job placement and training services for veterans.

Caroline Tsay

Ms. Caroline J. Tsay is an Independent Director of the company. Ms. Tsay is Chief Executive Officer of Compute Software, Inc., an enterprise cloud infrastructure software company, since January 2017. She is holding Director position in Morningstar, Inc. since 2017. She Served as Vice President and General Manager of Software at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (“HPE”), an information technology company, from March 2013 to December 2016. She Held several product leadership positions across the consumer search, e-commerce and advertising businesses at Yahoo! Inc., a digital media company, from April 2007 to March 2013.

David Weinberg

Mr. David B. Weinberg is an Independent Director of the Company., effective Feb. 18, 2015. Mr. Weinberg is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Judd Enterprises, Inc., a private, investment management office with diverse interests in a variety of asset classes. He is President of Digital Bandwidth LLC, a private, early-stage technology investing affiliate of Judd Enterprises, Inc., since 1996. He was Partner in the corporate, securities and investment management practice of Mayer, Brown & Platt, a leading international law firm, from September 1989 to June 1996.

Tim Leveridge