ATLANTA, Feb. 19, 2014 -- The Board of Directors of The
Robinson, 79, is a longtime director of The
Robinson is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, serves as Honorary Chairman of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, an Honorary Trustee of the Brookings Institution, and Chairman Emeritus of the Partnership for New York City and the World Travel and Tourism Council. He is a Director of On Deck Capital, Inc. and a member of the Board of the National Academy Foundation.
Peter V. Ueberroth, 77, is a highly respected executive who has served as a Director of The
Ueberroth is most well-known for his role as President of the Organizing Committee for the 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, for which he was named TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year. Ueberroth is also recognized for his work as Commissioner of Baseball from 1984 to 1989, then later as the co-owner of Pebble Beach golf course. More recently, he served as Chairman of the United States Olympic Committee until 2008.
“We are deeply indebted to Jimmy and Peter for their 40 and 29 years, respectively, of tireless dedication to our Company,” said Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO, The Coca-Cola Company. “In addition to their successful careers as leading executives, they have spent countless hours working for our Board and on behalf of our Company and the
As announced in December, Marc Bolland, CEO of retailer Marks & Spencer Group PLC, and David Weinberg, Chairman and CEO of Judd Enterprises, Inc., joined the Company’s Board of Directors, effective Feb.18, 2015. With Robinson and Ueberroth’s retirement, the Company’s Board of Directors will include 15 directors.
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our Company's portfolio features 20 billion-dollar brands including, Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite,
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