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Clyde C. Tuggle

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Senior Functional Leadership- Clyde C. Tuggle

Clyde C. Tuggle

Senior Vice President,
Chief Public Affairs and
Communications Officer

Clyde C. Tuggle is Senior Vice President, Chief Public Affairs and Communications Officer, The Coca-Cola Company.

Mr. Tuggle joined the Company in January 1989 in the Corporate Issues Communications department. In June 1992, he was named Executive Assistant to Roberto C. Goizueta, then Chairman and CEO of the Company, where he managed external affairs and communications for the Office of the Chairman.

In 1998, he transferred to the Company's Central European Division office in Vienna where he held a variety of positions, including Director of Operations Development, Deputy to the Division President, and Region Manager for Austria.

In January 2000, Mr. Tuggle returned to Atlanta as Executive Assistant to Chairman and Chief Executive officer Doug Daft and was named Vice President.

In February 2003, he was elected a Senior Vice President and named Director of Worldwide Public Affairs and Communications, and named to the Company's Executive Committee. In 2005, he became President of the Russia, Ukraine & Belarus Business Unit. In September 2008, Mr. Tuggle was named Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Productivity. In May 2009, he was named Senior Vice President, Global Public Affairs and Communications, a position reporting directly to the Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company.

Mr. Tuggle holds a bachelor's degree in German Studies and Economics from Hamilton College in New York and a Master of Divinity from Yale University. He studied at the Ludwig-Maximillian Universität in Munich, Germany, and completed The Executive Program at the University of Virginia's Darden Business School.

Mr. Tuggle is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Agnes Scott College and a trustee of the Georgia Research Alliance. He serves on the Boards of Directors of the Center for Addiction and Substance Abuse, the US Russia Business Council and the World Affairs Council of Atlanta. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Goizueta Business School Advisory Board and the Yale University International Advisory Board.