ATLANTA, Feb. 15, 2019 – The Coca‑Cola Company today announced that Lisa Chang has been named chief people officer, overseeing the company’s global human resources operations. Chang will join the company March 1.
Chang most recently served as senior vice president and chief human resources officer for AMB Group LLC in Atlanta. AMB Group is the investment management and shared services arm of The Blank Family of Businesses, including AMB Sports & Entertainment, the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United FC, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, PGA TOUR Superstores, Mountain Sky Guest Ranch, West Creek Ranch and The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation.
During her four years with AMB Group, Chang led HR strategy for all AMB businesses and was instrumental in the creation and execution of the people and talent strategies that helped successfully launch Atlanta United’s Major League Soccer team and the 2018 opening of Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Prior to joining AMB Group in 2014, Chang served as vice president of human resources for international at Equifax, where she led HR for all of Equifax’s global locations. Before joining Equifax, she was senior vice president of human resources at Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., where she led HR strategy for the Technology, Strategy & Operations division and the international division. Prior to Turner, her career included HR roles of increasing responsibility at The Weather Channel Companies, ultimately as executive vice president of human resources.
Chang has a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Virginia. She earned an MBA from the Stetson School of Business and Economics at Mercer University.
Chang will be based at Coca‑Cola headquarters in Atlanta. She replaces Jennifer Mann, who now serves as president of Global Ventures for the company.
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