Ahmet C. Bozer
Executive Vice President and
President, Coca-Cola International
Ahmet C. Bozer is Executive Vice President and President of Coca-Cola
International, which consists of the Company’s Asia Pacific, Europe, Eurasia &
Africa, and Latin America operations. Before assuming his current role, Ahmet served as
President, Eurasia & Africa Group, where he led the Company’s business
activities in more than 90 countries.
Ahmet began his career with The Coca-Cola Company in 1990 as a
Financial Controller Manager in Atlanta. Ahmet moved to Turkey in 1992 as
Region Finance Manager. In 1994, he joined the Coca-Cola Bottlers of Turkey
(now Coca-Cola Icecek A.S.) as Finance Director and was named managing Director
in 1998. In 2000, Ahmet rejoined the Company as President of the Eurasia
Division, which became Eurasia and Middle East Division in 2003, covering 36
countries, including the Adriatic and Balkans Region. In 2006, Ahmet assumed
the additional leadership responsibility for the Russia, Ukraine and Belarus
Division. In 2007, with the addition of the India and South West Asia Division
under his responsibilities, Ahmet was named President of the Eurasia Group.
Before joining Coca-Cola, Ahmet spent five years in various audit,
consultancy and management roles with Coopers & Lybrand in Atlanta. He
holds a Master of Science in Business Information Systems from Georgia State
University in the U.S. and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
from Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey.
A founding member
of The Coca-Cola Turkey Life Plus Foundation, Ahmet also previously served as
head of the US-Pakistan Business Council. He sits on the Company's Public
Policy and Corporate Reputation Council and is a member of The Coca-Cola
Foundation Board. In 2013, Ahmet was named Chairman of the Business
Council for International Understanding (BCIU), Chairman of the U.S.-Turkey
Business Council, and was appointed to the Robinson College Board of Advisors
at Georgia State University.