marc bolland

Marc Bolland

Head of European Portfolio Operations
The Blackstone Group L.P.

Mr. Bolland has been a Director of The Coca-Cola Company since 2015. Mr. Bolland is Head of European Portfolio Operations of The Blackstone Group L.P., one of the world’s leading investment firms, and has held this position with since September 2016.  He served as Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Marks & Spencer Group p.l.c., an international, multi-channel retailer, from May 2010 to April 2, 2016. He served as Chief Executive Officer and a Director of WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC, a leading supermarket chain in the United Kingdom, from September 2006 to April 2010. He served as Chief Operating Officer of Heineken N.V., one of the world’s largest brewers, from 2005 to July 2006, and as an executive board member of Heineken N.V. from 2001 to July 2006. Mr. Bolland started his career at Heineken N.V. in the Netherlands in 1987, serving in several international management positions including Managing Director of Heineken Export Group Worldwide, a subsidiary of Heineken N.V., from 1999 to 2001, and Managing Director of Heineken Slovensko, a subsidiary of N.V., from 1995 to 1998. He previously served as a Director of ManpowerGroup Inc. from July 2004 to February 2015.  Mr. Bolland also is a Director of International Consolidated Airlines Group, S.A. and Exor N.V.