President, Bottling Investments Group
Calin Dragan will become President of Bottling Investments Group (BIG) on Jan. 1, 2018. Currently he serves as Regional Director for BIG’s ASEAN (Southeast Asia) and Middle East bottlers.
Calin joined the Coca-Cola system in 1993. He has driven system growth through a succession of bottling leadership roles in Asia Pacific and Europe. He most recently served as Representative Director and acting Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of Coca-Cola East Japan (CCEJ). In this role he led the consolidation of 26 separate subsidiary companies into four global operations. He also served as Executive Vice President and Representative Director of Coca-Cola West Bottling Company in Japan from 2011-2012 and was Chief Executive Officer and General Administrator of Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company’s business in Romania and the Republic of Moldova from 2005-2011.
Dragan, a native of Romania, graduated from the Polytechnic University of Timisoara with a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Optical, Opto-Electronic and Medical Devices.