Kathy N. Waller
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
The Coca-Cola Company
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Kathy N. Waller is executive vice president and chief financial officer of The Coca-Cola Company. Waller is responsible for leading the company’s global finance organization and representing the company to investors, lenders and rating agencies. In her role as CFO, Waller oversees M&A, Investor Relations, Tax, Treasury, Audit, Accounting and Controls, Reporting and Analysis, Real Estate and Risk Management.
Waller joined Coca-Cola in 1987 as a senior accountant in the accounting research department and assumed roles of increasing responsibility, including principal accountant for the Northeast Europe/Africa Group, marketing controller for the McDonald’s Group, vice president, chief of internal audit and vice president, controller.
In addition to her responsibilities at Coca-Cola, Waller serves on the boards of Monster Beverage Corp., Delta Air Lines Inc., CGI Group Inc., Beyond Meat and the board of trustees of Spelman College. She also serves on the advisory board of Catalyst, the leading nonprofit organization with a mission to expand opportunities for women and business, and the Woodruff Arts Center board of trustees.
Waller is actively involved with several women’s initiatives. Waller formerly served as the founding chair of The Coca-Cola Company’s Women’s Leadership Council and helped develop the company’s highly successful Women in Leadership Global Program.
Prior to joining Coca-Cola, Waller worked for Deloitte.
Waller received her bachelor’s and MBA degrees from the University of Rochester and is a CPA.