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Coca Cola

COMPANY

Beverage company, founded 1892 by Asa Griggs Candler, who had purchased a syrup formula created by John S. Pemberton in 1886.

Official Website:
http://www.cocacola.com/

Industry:
Beverages

Ticker:
NYSE:KO

Corporate headquarters:
Atlanta, GA

Sales:
$23.1B (2005)

Employees:
55,000

EXECUTIVES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Frank Biondi
Business
9-Jan-1945   Former CEO, Viacom, Universal Studios
Caroline H. Byrd
Business
c. 1949   GlobalTech Financial
Douglas N. Daft
Business
1943   CEO of Coca Cola, 2000-04
Charles W. Duncan, Jr.
Government
9-Sep-1926   US Secretary of Energy, 1979-81
Gary P. Fayard
Business
c. 1952   CFO of Coca Cola
Irial Finan
Business
1957   EVP at Coca Cola
Vicente Fox
Head of State
2-Jul-1942   President of Mexico, 2000-06
Charles B. Fruit
Business
c. 1947 27-May-2008 Chief Marketing Officer at Coca-Cola, 2004-06
Roberto C. Goizueta
Business
18-Nov-1931 18-Oct-1997 CEO of Coca-Cola, 1981-97
Steven J. Heyer
Business
c. 1952   CEO of Starwood Hotels, 2004-07
Penelope L. Hughes
Business
c. 1960   Former Coca-Cola executive
E. Neville Isdell
Business
8-Jun-1943   CEO of Coca Cola, 2004-08
M. Douglas Ivester
Business
26-Mar-1947   CEO of Coca Cola, 1997-2000
David L. Kennedy
Business
c. 1947   CEO of Revlon
Muhtar Kent
Business
c. 1952   CEO of Coca-Cola
Donald R. Keough
Business
4-Sep-1926   Chairman of Allen & Company
Donald R. Knauss
Business
c. 1952   CEO of Clorox
Steven R. Koonin
Business
c. 1958   President, Turner Entertainment Networks
Jose Octavio Reyes Lagunes
Business
13-Mar-1952   Coca-Cola Latin America
Mary E. Minnick
Business
27-Nov-1959   VP at Coca Cola
Deval Patrick
Politician
31-Jul-1956   Governor of Massachusetts
Patrick T. Siewert
Business
c. 1955   Senior Director, Carlyle Group
Jack L. Stahl
Business
c. 1953   CEO of Revlon, 2002-06
J. André Teixeira
Business
17-Jun-1952   President of Coca-Cola Russia, 1998-2001
Fay Vincent
Baseball
29-May-1938   Commissioner of Baseball, 1989-92
Carl Ware
Business
30-Sep-1943   Former Coca-Cola executive
Robert W. Woodruff
Business
6-Dec-1889 7-Mar-1985 President of Coca-Cola, 1923-54

CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS OR DIRECTORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Herbert A. Allen, Jr.
Business
c. 1940   Allen & Company, Inc.
Ronald W. Allen
Business
c. 1942   CEO of Delta Airlines, 1987-97
Barry Diller
Business
2-Feb-1942   CEO of USA Interactive Corp.
Alexis Herman
Government
16-Jul-1947   US Secretary of Labor, 1997-2001
E. Neville Isdell
Business
8-Jun-1943   CEO of Coca Cola, 2004-08
Muhtar Kent
Business
c. 1952   CEO of Coca-Cola
Donald R. Keough
Business
4-Sep-1926   Chairman of Allen & Company
Donald F. McHenry
Diplomat
13-Oct-1936   US Ambassador to the UN, 1979-81
Sam Nunn
Politician
8-Sep-1938   US Senator from Georgia, 1972-97
James D. Robinson III
Business
19-Nov-1935   CEO of American Express, 1977-93
Peter Ueberroth
Baseball
2-Sep-1937   Commissioner of Baseball, 1984-89
James B. Williams
Business
21-Mar-1933   CEO of SunTrust Banks, 1991-98

PAST BOARD MEMBERS OR DIRECTORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Cathleen Black
Business
26-Apr-1944   New York City Schools Chancellor, 2010-11
Howard G. Buffett
Relative
16-Dec-1954   Son of Warren Buffett
Warren Buffett
Business
30-Aug-1930   Billionaire in Omaha
Anne Cox Chambers
Business
1-Dec-1919   Billionaire, former US Ambassador to Belgium
Douglas N. Daft
Business
1943   CEO of Coca Cola, 2000-04
Charles W. Duncan, Jr.
Government
9-Sep-1926   US Secretary of Energy, 1979-81
Roberto C. Goizueta
Business
18-Nov-1931 18-Oct-1997 CEO of Coca-Cola, 1981-97
M. Douglas Ivester
Business
26-Mar-1947   CEO of Coca Cola, 1997-2000
Maria Elena Lagomasino
Business
c. 1950   CEO of JP Morgan Private Bank, 2001-05
James T. Laney
Educator
24-Dec-1927   President of Emory University, 1977-93
Robert L. Nardelli
Business
17-May-1948   CEO of Chrysler
J. Pedro Reinhard
Business
?   CFO of Dow Chemical, 1995-2005
George W. Woodruff
Business
27-Aug-1895 4-Feb-1987 Continental Gin Company
Robert W. Woodruff
Business
6-Dec-1889 7-Mar-1985 President of Coca-Cola, 1923-54

EMPLOYMENT

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Herman Cain
Business
13-Dec-1945   Godfather's Pizza
John W. Mims
Business
c. 1958   Starwood Hotels
Oscar Muñoz
Business
c. 1960   CFO of CSX

EXTRANEOUS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Disco D
Music Producer
21-Sep-1980 23-Jan-2007 Ghetto-tech DJ
Julius Erving
Basketball
22-Feb-1950   Forward, Philadelphia 76ers
Alexis Herman
Government
16-Jul-1947   US Secretary of Labor, 1997-2001
E. Neville Isdell
Business
8-Jun-1943   CEO of Coca Cola, 2004-08
George W. Landau
Diplomat
4-Mar-1920   US Ambassador to Venezuela, 1982
Minoru Makihara
Business
c. 1930   President of Mitsubishi, 1992-98
Lynn Martin
Politician
26-Dec-1939   US Secretary of Labor, 1991-93
Max Schmeling
Boxing
28-Sep-1905 2-Feb-2005 Fought Joe Louis twice
John Zogby
Business
1948   Pollster

CELEBRITY ENDORSEMENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Paula Abdul
Singer
19-Jun-1962   Singer, later American Idol judge
Christina Aguilera
Singer
18-Dec-1980   Genie in a Bottle
Marc Anthony
Singer
16-Sep-1969   Leading salsa star
David Arquette
Actor
8-Sep-1971   Muppets From Space
Kate Beckinsale
Actor
26-Jul-1973   Pearl Harbor
Mary J. Blige
Musician
11-Jan-1971   Pop/R&B diva
Brian Bonsall
Actor
3-Dec-1981   Andy Keaton on Family Ties
Caprice Bourret
Model
24-Oct-1971   Model and actress and singer and whatever
Adrien Brody
Actor
14-Apr-1973   The Pianist
Anita Bryant
Activist
25-Mar-1940   Anti-homosexuality activist
Kobe Bryant
Basketball
23-Aug-1978   Embattled Los Angeles Lakers star
Ty Burrell
Actor
22-Aug-1967   Phil Dunphy on Modern Family
Gary Busey
Actor
29-Jun-1944   The Buddy Holly Story
Frank Cady
Actor
8-Sep-1915 8-Jun-2012 Sam Drucker on Green Acres
50 Cent
Rapper
6-Jul-1975   Wanksta, P.I.M.P.
Suzy Chaffee
Skier
29-Nov-1946   Olympic skier, ChapStick spokesperson
Dave Chappelle
Comic
24-Aug-1973   Chappelle's Show
Roger Clemens
Baseball
4-Aug-1962   Twice pitched 20 strikeouts
Bill Cosby
Comic
12-Jul-1937   Comedy fixture, pudding industry shill
Courteney Cox
Actor
15-Jun-1964   Monica on Friends
Penelope Cruz
Actor
28-Apr-1974   Woman On Top
Sandra Dee
Actor
23-Apr-1942 20-Feb-2005 Gidget
Tim Duncan
Basketball
25-Apr-1976   San Antonio Spurs forward
Missy Elliott
Rapper
1-Jul-1971   Get Ur Freak On
Boomer Esiason
Football
17-Apr-1961   Cincinnati Bengals
Bill Gates
Business
28-Oct-1955   Co-Founder of Microsoft
Mean Joe Greene
Football
24-Sep-1946   Defensive Tackle, Pittsburgh Steelers
Wayne Gretzky
Hockey
26-Jan-1961   The Great One
Salma Hayek
Actor
2-Sep-1966   Frida
Whitney Houston
Singer
9-Aug-1963 11-Feb-2012 Diva and cautionary tale
LeBron James
Basketball
30-Dec-1984   King James
Richard Jeni
Comic
14-Apr-1957 10-Mar-2007 A Big Steaming Pile of Me
Bruce Jenner
Track and Field
28-Oct-1949   US Olympic track and field star
Craig Kilborn
Talk Show Host
24-Aug-1962   Anchor of The Daily Show, 1996-98
Gladys Knight
Singer
28-May-1944   Lords dominion over The Pips
Koda Kumi
Singer
13-Nov-1982   Japanese Pop Idol
Michelle Kwan
Figure Skating
7-Jul-1980   Olympic figure skater
Jennifer Lopez
Singer
24-Jul-1969   Maid in Manhattan
George Michael
Singer/Songwriter
25-Jun-1963   Faith
Marilyn Monroe
Actor
1-Jun-1926 5-Aug-1962 Some Like It Hot
David Naughton
Actor
13-Feb-1951   An American Werewolf in London
Aishwarya Rai
Actor
1-Nov-1973   The Queen of Bollywood
Cal Ripken
Baseball
24-Aug-1960   American League MVP 1983, 1991
Wayne Rooney
Soccer
24-Oct-1985   Striker for Manchester United
Ja Rule
Rapper
29-Feb-1976   Holla Holla
Stephanie Seymour
Model
23-Jul-1968   Cover 1990 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue
Michael Vick
Football
26-Jun-1980   Football quarterback and dog fighter
Jack White
Musician
9-Jul-1975   Frontman for The White Stripes
Katarina Witt
Figure Skating
3-Dec-1965   Figure skater
David Wright
Baseball
20-Dec-1982   3rd Base, New York Mets


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