President, Middle East and North Africa Business Unit
The Coca-Cola Company
Murat Ozgel is president of the Middle East and North Africa business unit of The Coca-Cola Company. He was named to this position in 2019.
Ozgel has been with the Coca-Cola system more than 15 years. He started with bottler Coca-Cola Icecek before joining The Coca-Cola Company in 2006. He has held a variety of general management, marketing, commercial and customer roles with the company. He has worked in Turkey, Southern Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa. He also served in the China business unit before being appointed general manager of Coca-Cola Middle East in 2016.
Ozgel started his career with Procter & Gamble.
He received a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering from the Middle East Technical University in Turkey. Ozgel is fluent in English, German and Turkish.