Barry Simpson is senior vice president and chief platform services officer for The Coca-Cola Company. In his role, Simpson oversees scaled services, data and technology across the company’s networked organization.
A nearly 30-year IT industry veteran, Simpson joined the Coca-Cola system in 2008 as Group CIO of the Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) Group, a major Coca-Cola bottler based in Sydney, Australia. In this role he was responsible for the development and implementation of IT strategy for the CCA Group across multiple lines of business in six Asia-Pacific markets.
Simpson joined Coca-Cola in Atlanta in 2016, where he was responsible for overseeing global IT services and strategy for all of the company’s business units. In 2018, he was named Chief Information and Integrated Services Officer which added responsibility of procurement, facilities, and shared services.
Before joining the Coca-Cola system, Simpson served in various IT leadership roles for Colgate-Palmolive, based in Australia, Malaysia and the United States from 1990-2008.
Simpson holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from University of Sydney and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
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