In the spotlight - The Coca-Cola Co.

Coke’s choice of Muhtar Kent as its next CEO ensures a smooth transition from Neville Isdell, and has gone down well with the company’s bottling partners. But while the promotion of a chief operating officer associated with so much progress made by Coke in recent years can be seen positive, Chris Brook-Carter believes Kent faces some stern challenges, not least shaking off controversy over his alleged involvement in insider trading in the 1990s.

In the spotlight – Muhtar Kent

10 December 2007

Coke’s choice of Muhtar Kent as its next CEO ensures a smooth transition from Neville Isdell, and has gone down well with the company’s bottling partners. But while the promotion of a chief operating officer associated with so much progress made by Coke in recent years can be seen positive, Chris Brook-Carter believes Kent faces some stern challenges, not least shaking off controversy over his alleged involvement in insider trading in the 1990s.

US: Coca-Cola CEO to stand down, confirms succession plans

6 December 2007

The CEO of The Coca-Cola Co. is set to stand down next year.

US: Coke names Kent as president, COO

8 December 2006

Coca-Cola Co. has confirmed the long-rumoured appointment of Muhtar Kent as president and chief operating officer.

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