The Coca-Cola Company Names Perez Chief Sustainability Officer
According to Business Wire, The Coca-Cola Company today announced that Beatriz Perez, currently Chief Marketing Officer for Coca-Cola North America, will become the Company’s Chief Sustainability Officer, effective July 1. In this new role, Perez will integrate Coca-Cola’s sustainability initiatives in the areas of water, climate protection, packaging and recycling, and community through a new global Office of Sustainability, reporting to Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Alex Cummings. Under Perez’s leadership, the Office of Sustainability will create and oversee Coca-Cola’s integrated global sustainability strategy; set high-level goals and commitments; assess and drive scaled investments; and steward and track all global partnerships and key sustainability projects. Perez joined the Company in 1996 as an Associate Brand Manager and has held various roles of increasing responsibility, including Director, NASCAR; Vice President, Sports and Entertainment for The Coca-Cola Company; Vice President, Sports and Entertainment for Coca-Cola North America; and Senior Vice President of Integrated Marketing for Coca-Cola North America.