The Terry Women's is pleased to invite interested students to join us for a day-long excursion to the corporate offices of Coca-Cola! In addition to touring the headquarters, Coca-Cola has arranged for us to meet with company executives, enjoy lunch at the headquarters, and tour World of Coke. Bus transportation is provided from Athens to Atlanta. Note this is a full-day commitment. Space is limited - sign up today!
Throughout the day, we will hear from top female executives, including:
Bea Perez - Chief Public Affairs, Communications and Sustainability Officer
Amanda Rosseter - Senior Director, Global External Communications
Pamela Stewart - Vice President, National Retail Sales
Nancy Quan - Global R&D Officer
Katherine Cherry - Communications Manager, Global Public Affairs, Communications & Sustainability
... and more!
Students must register to attend this event; we are required to provide the registration details to Coca-Cola's security team in advance of the visit, so we cannot extend the deadline. Because of the logistics involved in this trip, and the high profile nature of our speakers, we have to emphasize the importance of honoring your commitment if you register, and the importance of professionalism on this trip as representatives of the Terry College.
Learn More about the Speakers!
Chief Public Affairs, Communications and Sustainability Officer The Coca-Cola Company
In addition to serving as Coca-Colas first Sustainability Officer, Bea leads a newly integrated team across public affairs and communications, sustainability and partnerships to support the Company’s new growth model and path to become a total beverage company. In this role, Bea aligns a diverse portfolio of work against critical business objectives to support brands, communities, consumers and partners worldwide. She also oversees the Company’s sports and entertainment assets including iconic partnerships with Olympics, Special Olympics and FIFA. Bea also leads strategic and operational efforts for the Company’s Retail, Licensing and Attractions portfolio of assets.
Senior Director of External Communications, Global Public Affairs and Communications
In her current role, Amanda leads external communications for the Company’s new total beverage company business model strategy, sustainability partnerships and commitments, brand PR engagements and media inquiries for the Company and senior leadership. Amanda joined Coca-Cola in 2011 and served on the Corporate Media team for four years, managing large-scale communications events such as World Economic Forum at DAVOS and the 2012 London Olympic Games. Prior to Coca-Cola, Amanda served as a broadcast journalist for 18 years, across the United States and in global short-term coverage assignments. Amanda is the winner of four Emmy awards, three prestigious Edward R. Murrow awards, two national Gabriel awards, and nine Associated Press awards for documentary writing and investigative reporting.
Chief Technical Officer, Coca-Cola North America and VP of the Coca-Cola Company
Nancy's areas of responsibility include Research & Development; Technical Operations and Commercialization; Quality, Safety and Environment; and Scientific and Regulatory Affairs. Nancy and her team are responsible for creating, driving and executing an impactful innovation and growth agenda; commercializing successful solutions throughout the supply chain; ensuring effective, forward-looking governance and stewardship; and protecting the business with strategic scientific and regulatory solutions and strong advocacy.
Vice President, National Retail Sales, The Coca-Cola Company
Pamela has spent more than 17 years across the Coca-Cola System and currently leads a portfolio of customers across the National Retail Sales organization of the Coca-Cola North America Group as Vice President. Prior to National Retail Sales, she led the Region Foodservice & On Premise organization for the East Region U.S.A in Coca-Cola Refreshments (CCR) after serving as Staff Executive to the former President & CEO of CCR. Pam has led several other key leadership roles across the company in the areas of national & regional sales, operations & finance and foodservice on premise & retail business segments.
Communications Manager, Global Public Affairs, Communications & Sustainability, The Coca-Cola Company
Katherine Cherry is a creative communicator whose outlook on storytelling has been fundamentally shaped by her experience as a change maker at The Coca-Cola Company. During her seven-year career with the Coca-Cola system, Katherine has mobilized cross-functional teams to strategize and communicate initiatives that have helped to set in motion a new chapter for an old company. Most recently, Katherine helped craft strategic communications for “World Without Waste” – an industry-first goal to collect and recycle the equivalent of every bottle or can the Coca-Cola system sells globally by 2030.
Full Speaker Bios are attached below!
This event is sponsored by the Terry Women's Initiative. TWI is committed to the success of all UGA students and provides an array of experiences and resources designed to promote the confidence needed for you to achieve your academic, personal, and professional goals. As an inclusive initiative, we welcome students of all majors, genders, and degree types. Sign up for our newsletter below or follow us on Instagram @WomenofTerry
Transportation from Athens, GA provided to registered participants- details to follow via email.
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