IEDC Speakers

Muhtar Kent

Former Chairman and CEO the Coca-Cola Company, Honorary Fellow of the International Academy of Management

Muhtar Kent is the former Chairman and CEO of The Coca-  Cola Company.
Muhtar Kent was named Chairman of the Board of Directors  in 2009 and served as Chairman and CEO through April 2017.  He retired from his position as Chairman of the Board on April  30, 2019

Mr. Kent joined The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta in 1978,  holding a variety of marketing and operations leadership  positions over the course of his career.
Mr. Kent is a world class business leader, well-known also for
his concern about the responsibility for a better world. He is  active in the global business community and is the past  Chairman of the International Business Council of the World  Economic Forum and a member of its Chairman’s Community,  a member of the Concordia Leadership Council, the Council  on Foreign Relations, and Chairman Emeritus of the U.S.  ASEAN Business Council. He serves on the boards of 3M,  Special Olympics International, Catalyst, Cambridge China  Development Trust and Emory University. In 2019, he  founded the Kent Global Leadership Program on Conflict  Resolution at Columbia University.


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