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Neeraj Garg

President, West Africa Business Unit

Neeraj Garg is president of the West Africa business unit of The Coca-Cola Company, based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Garg was named to his current role in March 2019. He previously served as general manager, New Growth Portfolio, for the Turkey, Caucasus and Central Asia business unit, based in Istanbul. He was responsible for leading and maximizing the profitable development of new-growth platforms and future-ready capabilities.

Garg joined Coca-Cola in India in 1994 and went on to hold a variety of leadership roles both with the company and its Bottling Investments Group (BIG). During his tenure in China, Garg was franchise general manager for Shanghai. In 2011, he became vice president of Franchise Operations for BIG India, followed by a role as vice president of the South West Asia Region/general manager of the juice business for the India and South West Asia business unit.

In 2015, Garg relocated to Istanbul as general manager for the Caucasus and Central Asia Region before becoming general manager, New Growth Portfolio, in 2018.

Prior to joining Coca-Cola, Garg worked with Procter & Gamble India for six years in several roles.

Garg holds an MBA from the Faculty of Management Studies at the University of Delhi and a mechanical engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University.