President, Central and Eastern Europe Business Unit
The Coca-Cola Company
Lana Popovic is president of the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) business unit, where she oversees a territory that includes 26 countries from Russia to Italy.
Popovic previously served as North-East Europe Franchise general manager, which included operations in Russia, Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Moldova.
Popovic has worked for Coca-Cola since 2001, including leadership positions in general management, strategy and marketing. In 2006, Popovic was named marketing manager for Croatia and then for Bosnia and Herzegovina. She became an operations director for Greece in 2011. One year later, Popovic was named operations director for South Eastern Europe, with responsibilities for seven countries, including Greece and Serbia.
In 2016, Popovic was appointed franchise general manager for Coca-Cola in Poland and the Baltics. In 2017, she was named franchise general manager of the newly formed North-East Europe franchise unit, where she was responsible for driving sustainable growth of the Coca-Cola business in eight countries.
Popovic earned a degree in economics from the University of Zagreb in Croatia.