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Swire Coca-Cola, USA and Monster Energy Company Reach Agreement on
Arizona and New Mexico Distribution

March 18, 2019 – Draper, Utah – Today Swire Coca-Cola, USA announced the signing of a distribution agreement giving the company and other Coca-Cola franchise bottlers the rights to distribute Monster products throughout Arizona and in limited areas of New Mexico and Colorado.  Read More > 

Swire Coca-Cola, USA Announces Executive and Senior Leadership Transitions

Draper, Utah – January 7, 2019 – Today Swire Coca-Cola, USA announced a series of leadership changes. The changes are part of the company’s long-term leadership succession plan which has been in place for many years.

In announcing the transitions, Swire Coca-Cola’s President and CEO Jack Pelo said, “One of the hallmarks of all Swire companies is the creation of a leadership succession plan. A great deal of thought has been put into the implementation of this plan to ensure we have the right leaders, in the right place, at the right time. I want to ensure new leaders also have time working with and learning from veteran executives.”  Read More >

Swire Coca-Cola, USA to be Exclusive Soft Drink Provider to the Utah Jazz

DRAPER, UT – September 24, 2018 - Swire Coca-Cola, USA will continue to be the exclusive soft drink provider at Vivint Smart Home Arena, home of the Utah Jazz. The relationship between Swire Coca-Cola and the Jazz began in 1979 when the NBA team moved to Utah. The new five-year deal means Jazz fans and players will continue to enjoy a range of refreshing beverage choices that includes Coca-Cola®, Diet Coke®, Coca-Cola® Zero Sugar, Sprite®, DASANI® water, smartwater®, vitaminwater®, and other beverages.  Read More >

Swire Coca-Cola Creates Chief Operating Officer Role and Hires Industry Veteran to Lead Sales Organization Paul Lukanowski promoted to COO; Rob Gehring Moves from The Hershey Company

DRAPER, UT – May 25, 2018 – Swire Coca-Cola, USA today announced two changes to its executive leadership team. These changes come as the company completes a period of intensive growth, resulting in a quadrupling of the size of the company.

With this rapid expansion comes the need to evolve the company’s senior leadership structure. To that end, effective immediately, Paul Lukanowski will move from his current position as Senior Vice President and General Manager to become Swire’s first Chief Operating Officer.  Read More >

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Coke Invites Fans Into the Tiny Worlds of 14 Brands Through Mobile Content Platform

08/23/2019 5:27 PM

At Coca-Cola, big ideas can actually be small. Really small. The company recently tapped several “miniaturists” – artists who specialize in creating in small-scale, dollhouse-like representations of life-sized landscapes and slices of life – to create 14 brand-specific “tiny worlds” for fans to e...

The Coca-Cola Company Closes Sale of Iconic New York Building

08/23/2019 2:15 PM

ATLANTA, Aug. 23, 2019 – The Coca-Cola Company announced today that it has closed on the sale of 711 5th Ave., a New York retail and office building. The buyers are a partnership of Nightingale Properties and Wafra Capital Partners. The 19-floor, mixed-use property consists of 354,000 square feet...

Two Coca-Cola Bottlers Mark Major Milestones

08/14/2019 2:26 PM

A pair of Coca-Cola bottlers on opposite sides of the country are marking milestones this summer. Chattanooga Coca-Cola turned 120 years old on July 15, and Coca-Cola Bottling Company Santa Fe celebrated its centennial five days later. Chattanooga Coca-Cola became the world’s first Coca-Cola bott...

DASANI® Takes Steps to Reduce Plastic Waste Through Increased Use of Recycled Materials, Expanded Package Innovation

08/13/2019 5:00 AM

Debuts HybridBottle™, Brand’s First Package Made Partly from Plants and Recycled Material Announces Evolution of PureFill Package-less Delivery Platform and Aluminum Packaging Options for U.S. Customers ATLANTA, Aug. 13, 2019 – DASANI®, the No.1 mainstream water brand in the United States, today ...

Innovation Gurus Unbottle DASANI’s Sustainable Packaging Breakthroughs

08/12/2019 8:11 PM

DASANI today announced a series of sustainable packaging breakthroughs that will help remove the equivalent of 1 billion virgin PET plastic bottles from the Coca-Cola supply chain over the next five years in support of the company’s global “World Without Waste” vision. In addition to introducing ...

DASANI Boosts Sustainability Credentials With Launch of Recyclable, Reusable and Package-less Innovations

08/12/2019 8:05 PM

Blue is the new green. DASANI – a brand that has been at the forefront of sustainable innovation since debuting PlantBottle™, the first fully recyclable PET bottle made partially from plants – today previewed a pipeline of packaging breakthroughs that will remove at least 1 billion virgin PET pla...

The Coca-Cola Company to Participate in Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference

08/08/2019 8:04 PM

ATLANTA, Aug. 8, 2019 – The Coca-Cola Company today announced that President and Chief Operating Officer Brian Smith and Chief Financial Officer John Murphy will present on Sept. 5 at 9:45 a.m. ET at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference in Boston. The company invites investors to join ...

Breaking Bad Biases: Dr. Steve Robbins on the Power of Inclusion and Mindful Engagement in the Workplace

08/05/2019 1:08 PM

Dr. Steve Robbins is widely known as a diversity expert, but the consultant, motivational speaker and author is not entirely comfortable with the title. He considers himself more of an “experienced student of human behavior,” he says. His life experiences and academic background in communication ...

Coke Bottles to Sport College and Pro Football Logos This Fall

07/30/2019 1:22 PM

One of the most successful campaigns in Coca-Cola history is shifting seasons in 2019 to tap into one of America’s deepest passions: football. That’s right: Share a Coke is hitting the gridiron this fall by featuring nearly 60 college and professional football team logos on 20-oz. bottles of Coca...

Global Women’s Leadership Council Chair Focused on Driving Impact and Awareness of Coca-Cola Women’s Empowerment Work

07/29/2019 2:34 PM

As president of The Coca-Cola Company’s Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) Business Unit, Lana Popovic leads a diverse territory of 26 countries spanning from Russia to Italy. Women represent 60% of the CEE Business Unit workforce, which is driven by a gender-balanced leadership team. With this pro...

Our Actions and Way Forward

07/26/2019 8:51 PM

At The Coca-Cola Company, we’ve continued our journey to be a more helpful and effective partner in efforts to address the serious problem of obesity around the world. Over the past three years, we’ve listened and learned from the public health community, our customers, associ...

Frequently Asked Questions

07/26/2019 3:19 PM

About this Update: 1. What are you disclosing in this six-month update? As part of our ongoing journey to be a credible and effective partner in the important fight against obesity, we are sharing the sixth update to our financial report of our health and well-being related scientific resea...

Coca-Cola Reports Continued Momentum in Second Quarter; Updates Full Year Guidance

07/23/2019 4:00 AM

Net Revenues Grew 6%; Organic Revenues (Non-GAAP) Grew 6% Operating Income Grew 8%; Comparable Currency Neutral Operating Income (Non-GAAP) Grew 14% Operating Margin Was 29.9%; Comparable Operating Margin (Non-GAAP) Was 30.3%, Including the Impact from Currency Headwinds and Acquis...

Coca-Cola CFO Talks Progress, Priorities Following Strong Q2 Results

07/22/2019 9:42 PM

John Murphy took over as Coca-Cola’s chief financial officer on March 16. He’s held a host of roles in his 31 years with the company, from his early days as an auditor to leading operations in parts of Latin America to overseeing the vast Asia Pacific group. He’s a native of Ireland whose work ar...

Coca-Cola Board of Directors Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

07/18/2019 8:00 PM

ATLANTA, July 18, 2019 – The Coca-Cola Company Board of Directors today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 40 cents per common share. The dividend is payable Oct. 1, 2019, to shareowners of record of the company as of the close of business on Sept. 16, 2019. Earlier this year, the board app...

Denver Launches Recycling Education Campaign Through Grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation

07/18/2019 5:06 PM

A new public education campaign in Denver aims to boost the city’s recycling rate from 23% to the national average of 34%, thanks to a $250,000 recycling grant from The Coca-Cola Foundation. Billboards, bus shelter signs, digital advertising and postcards will get residents thinking more about re...

Coca-Cola HBC to launch Costa Coffee in multiple markets in 2020

07/18/2019 4:00 PM

ZUG, SWITZERLAND and DUNSTABLE, BEDFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND, July 18, 2019 – Coca-Cola HBC – one of the largest Coca-Cola bottlers in the world – plans to launch Costa Coffee in at least 10 of its 28 markets next year, including Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia and Switzerland. This w...

Diet Coke Takes on Complex Topic of Labels By Taking Off its Own

07/15/2019 12:11 PM

Diet Coke is removing its labels to help Americans start a conversation about theirs. A limited-edition run of label-less Diet Coke cans signals the launch of [unlabeled], a multi-year platform intended to spark an ongoing and authentic conversation about the complex – and often sensitive – topic...

Small Decision, Big Impact: Creative Campaign Highlights all the Good That Comes From Drinking Honest Beverages

07/11/2019 2:46 PM

Choosing an Honest beverage may seem like a relatively simple decision. But the seemingly small action of reaching for a bottle of Honest Tea or a multipack of Honest Kids juice drink pouches can actually make a big impact – not only in the wellbeing of those who enjoy these delicious lower- or n...

Gold Peak® Real Brewed Tea Launches Summer Campaign to Bring Fans Even Closer to Home

07/09/2019 12:18 PM

Gold Peak® Real Brewed Tea is rolling out a new, modern look and marketing campaign to deliver the “Real Comforts of Home” as summertime heats up. “The Real Comforts of Home” campaign features a new TV commercial, refreshed packaging and an experiential sampling tour showcasing Gold Peak’s commit...

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