Nikolaos (Nikos) Koumettis

President, Central and Eastern Europe
The Coca-Cola Company

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Nikos Koumettis is President of The Coca-Cola Company’s Central and Eastern Europe business unit where he is responsible for overseeing company operations in 26 countries spanning from Russia to Italy.

Before being named to his current position, Koumettis served as President of the Central and Southern Europe business unit of The Coca-Cola Company from 2011 to 2016. In this role, he oversaw Coca-Cola operations in 23 countries including the Member States of the European Union, the European Free Trade Association countries and the Balkans.

Since joining The Coca-Cola Company in 2001, Koumettis has also served as business unit President for Canada; President of the Adriatic and Balkans business unit with responsibility for nine diverse countries, including Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia and Croatia; and as Southeast Mediterranean Region General Manager, with responsibility for Greece and Cyprus.

Before joining Coca-Cola, he served in marketing roles with Kraft Jacobs Suchard, sales and distribution roles with a large Greek distribution company, Elgeka and in commercial and logistics functions for Papastratos S. A./Phillip Morris, the biggest tobacco company in Greece.

Koumettis holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the American College of Greece and a Master of Science degree in International Marketing from Strathclyde Business School.