Chief Financial and Supply Chain Officer for Coca-Cola North America
Mark Eppert is the Chief Financial and Supply Chain Officer for Coca-Cola North America, responsible leading an organization of close to 4,000 supply chain and finance associates across the United States and Canada. Mark has total P&L accountability, as well as commercial and controllership responsibilities within the North America Business Units of USA Operations, Venturing and Emerging Brands, Fountain, Minute Maid, Canada and Supply Chain. He also has financial oversight responsibility for the refranchising of company-owned bottling operations in North America to independent bottlers.
Prior to his current role, Mark was the Senior Vice President of Finance for Coca-Cola Refreshments (CCR). He led a finance organization of more than 1,500 associates across the United States and Canada responsible for providing financial leadership and business partnership to product supply, customer care, commercial, National Retail, National Foodservice, and Region Sales.
Before his role in CCR, he was Chief Financial Officer, Fountain. He was responsible for controllership, customer deal analysis, and commercial finance activities supporting national and regional customers operating within the Foodservice and On-Premise channels of business in the United States.
He also served as the Vice President of Finance for the Sparkling Category Business Unit, including core responsibilities in P&L management, incidence pricing, brand investment analysis, and packaging innovation ROI.
During his nearly 25 years with Coca-Cola, Mark has held a variety of other finance and operational positions in supply chain, the field, and at headquarters. Prior to his career at Coke, he worked at The Flxible Corporation, a manufacturer and assembler of metro-transit buses, where he held a number of positions in corporate and cost accounting.
Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Mark attended The Ohio State University, where he received a degree in Accounting. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.