The Coca-Cola Company Elects Six Officers

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from The Coca-Cola Company

    ATLANTA, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The Coca-Cola
 Company (NYSE:   KO) today elected Alexander R.C. (Sandy) Allan, Jeffrey T.
 Dunn, Steven J. Heyer and Deval L. Patrick executive vice presidents of the
 Company.
     The Board also elected Owen Alan Kisling and Mark H. Moreland vice
 presidents of the Company.
     Mr. Allan, 56, is president and chief operating officer of Coca-Cola Asia,
 one of the Company's four strategic business units.  Mr. Allan joined the
 Coca-Cola system in 1968 in Johannesburg.  Over the next 10 years he traveled
 throughout the world on an auditing team, returning to South Africa in 1978.
 In 1993, he was appointed president of the Middle East Division, renamed the
 Middle East & North Africa Division in 1998, and was subsequently named
 president of the Asia Pacific Group in 1999.  Mr. Allan was named to his
 current position in March.
     Mr. Dunn, 43, is president and chief operating officer of Coca-Cola
 Americas.  Throughout his 20 years with the Company, Mr. Dunn has held a
 number of senior marketing, sales and management positions at Coca-Cola USA,
 leading to his appointment as senior vice president and general manager of
 Coca-Cola Fountain in 1998.  Mr. Dunn was named president of Coca-Cola North
 America in 2000 and was promoted to his current position in March.
     Mr. Heyer, 48, joined the Company in April as president and chief
 operating officer of Coca-Cola Ventures, where he is responsible for leading
 the Company's identification and development of new business opportunities.
 In this role, Mr. Heyer is responsible for managing the Company's interests in
 all non-carbonated beverage new businesses and ventures, and the coordination
 and oversight of all the Company's joint ventures and recently announced
 partnerships.  He will also lead the Company's Innovation Centers and
 incubator (Fizzion), and provide leadership to the corporate marketing and
 advertising, strategic planning and new product development processes for the
 Company overall.  Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Heyer was president and
 chief operating officer of the Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) Inc.
     Mr. Patrick, 44, joined the Company in April as general counsel succeeding
 Joe Gladden, who is retiring this month.  Mr. Patrick came to the Company from
 Texaco Inc., where he was vice president and general counsel and a member of
 the company's Executive Council.   Prior to joining Texaco, Mr. Patrick was a
 partner with the Boston law firm of Day, Berry & Howard, and before that, he
 served as Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, of the United
 States Department of Justice.
     Mr. Kisling, 39, is vice president of Information Infrastructure,
 responsible for the implementation and support of information systems for the
 Company.  He joined the Coca-Cola system in 1995 as vice president of planning
 and logistics for The Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of New York.  Prior to his
 current position, Mr. Kisling served as director, SAP Development and
 director, Business Systems Development and Support.
     Mr. Moreland, 46, is vice president, Business Systems, responsible for
 leading the creation and implementation of Business Systems strategies and
 initiatives for all operating groups and corporate functions.  Mr. Moreland
 has been with the Company since 1982 and has held a number of positions of
 increasing responsibility in sales, marketing, business systems and general
 management.  Prior to his current assignment, he served as president and chief
 executive officer of The Minute Maid Company Canada, Inc., director, Strategic
 Information, for the company's Latin America Group, and director, Business
 Systems Master Plan Implementation.
 
     NOTE: Photos to accompany this story are available and can be retrieved in
 digital form by media without charge from Wieck Photo Database, (972) 392-0888
 or www.wieck.com .
 
 

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    ATLANTA, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The Coca-Cola
 Company (NYSE:   KO) today elected Alexander R.C. (Sandy) Allan, Jeffrey T.
 Dunn, Steven J. Heyer and Deval L. Patrick executive vice presidents of the
 Company.
     The Board also elected Owen Alan Kisling and Mark H. Moreland vice
 presidents of the Company.
     Mr. Allan, 56, is president and chief operating officer of Coca-Cola Asia,
 one of the Company's four strategic business units.  Mr. Allan joined the
 Coca-Cola system in 1968 in Johannesburg.  Over the next 10 years he traveled
 throughout the world on an auditing team, returning to South Africa in 1978.
 In 1993, he was appointed president of the Middle East Division, renamed the
 Middle East & North Africa Division in 1998, and was subsequently named
 president of the Asia Pacific Group in 1999.  Mr. Allan was named to his
 current position in March.
     Mr. Dunn, 43, is president and chief operating officer of Coca-Cola
 Americas.  Throughout his 20 years with the Company, Mr. Dunn has held a
 number of senior marketing, sales and management positions at Coca-Cola USA,
 leading to his appointment as senior vice president and general manager of
 Coca-Cola Fountain in 1998.  Mr. Dunn was named president of Coca-Cola North
 America in 2000 and was promoted to his current position in March.
     Mr. Heyer, 48, joined the Company in April as president and chief
 operating officer of Coca-Cola Ventures, where he is responsible for leading
 the Company's identification and development of new business opportunities.
 In this role, Mr. Heyer is responsible for managing the Company's interests in
 all non-carbonated beverage new businesses and ventures, and the coordination
 and oversight of all the Company's joint ventures and recently announced
 partnerships.  He will also lead the Company's Innovation Centers and
 incubator (Fizzion), and provide leadership to the corporate marketing and
 advertising, strategic planning and new product development processes for the
 Company overall.  Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Heyer was president and
 chief operating officer of the Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) Inc.
     Mr. Patrick, 44, joined the Company in April as general counsel succeeding
 Joe Gladden, who is retiring this month.  Mr. Patrick came to the Company from
 Texaco Inc., where he was vice president and general counsel and a member of
 the company's Executive Council.   Prior to joining Texaco, Mr. Patrick was a
 partner with the Boston law firm of Day, Berry & Howard, and before that, he
 served as Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, of the United
 States Department of Justice.
     Mr. Kisling, 39, is vice president of Information Infrastructure,
 responsible for the implementation and support of information systems for the
 Company.  He joined the Coca-Cola system in 1995 as vice president of planning
 and logistics for The Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of New York.  Prior to his
 current position, Mr. Kisling served as director, SAP Development and
 director, Business Systems Development and Support.
     Mr. Moreland, 46, is vice president, Business Systems, responsible for
 leading the creation and implementation of Business Systems strategies and
 initiatives for all operating groups and corporate functions.  Mr. Moreland
 has been with the Company since 1982 and has held a number of positions of
 increasing responsibility in sales, marketing, business systems and general
 management.  Prior to his current assignment, he served as president and chief
 executive officer of The Minute Maid Company Canada, Inc., director, Strategic
 Information, for the company's Latin America Group, and director, Business
 Systems Master Plan Implementation.
 
     NOTE: Photos to accompany this story are available and can be retrieved in
 digital form by media without charge from Wieck Photo Database, (972) 392-0888
 or www.wieck.com .
 
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