President, Asia Pacific Group
John Murphy is President of the Asia Pacific group of The Coca-Cola Company. In this role, he is responsible for the company’s operations in the group’s five business units: Greater China & Korea, Japan, South East Asia, India & South West Asia and South Pacific. He is also responsible for the company’s Bottling Investments Group, which today is primarily focused on key markets in Southeast and Southwest Asia.
Before being promoted to his current position, Murphy was President, South Latin business unit, and was responsible for operations in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. Prior to this role, from 2008 to 2012, he was President, Latin Center business unit, and was responsible for operations in 31 countries in Central America, the Caribbean and the Andean Region.
During his 30-year career with
In 1996, Murphy returned to
Murphy is a member of the boards of
He earned a bachelor's degree in Business Studies from Trinity College in Dublin and a diploma in professional accounting from University College in Dublin. He qualified as a chartered accountant of the Irish Institute of Chartered Accountants.