Q&A with Dan Sayre, Business Unit President, Coca-Cola Western Europe
One of the secrets of The Coca-Cola Company’s success for over 130 years has been its ability to evolve with changing social trends and new generations of consumers. Today, the pace of change has never been faster, especially in the highly developed markets of Europe. Dan Sayre, President of Coca-Cola’s Western Europe Business Unit, explains how The Coca-Cola Company is still
27 Mar 2017
Project Give is a Coca-Cola European Partners sales and marketing initiative, encouraging corporate teams to take time out of their busy schedules to dedicate to a charity of their choice. Director Mark Dewhurst and his Revenue Growth Management team chose homeless charity the Cardinal Hume Centre and have so far raised £2,219. As well as fundraising, Mark and his team have been involved in several charity events, including the CEO Sleepout. He tells
24 Mar 2017
To celebrate Mother’s Day, we asked some of the mums at our Coca-Cola London HQ to tell us about their families, what their ideal Mother’s Day would involve and, of course, the best thing about being a mum.
Aedamar Howlett, Coca-Cola Great Britain and Ireland (GB&I) Marketing Director
What are your little ones called and how old are they?
My husband and I carry on the tradition of large families in Ireland! We have two girls aged 13 and 11, named
Problems from millions of people lacking access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) can seem insurmountable. But global developers looking for answers might find a few more than they’d expect from one of the world’s best-known circuses.
For one night every year since 2013, Cirque du Soleil puts on a slightly different show in Las Vegas. The production features the same high-flying acrobatics and fantastic costumes that made Cirque du Soleil a
Coca-Cola’s 5by20 initiative is a global commitment to enable the economic empowerment of five million female entrepreneurs by 2020, by providing support through training, financial services and connections.
The theme for this year’s International Women's Day (Wednesday 8 March) is #BeBoldForChange, calling on people to help create a more gender equal world. It’s all about celebrating the achievements of women, whether social, economic, cultural
In a recent op-ed, Muhtar Kent, Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company, explained why fostering gender equality is the right thing to do. Not just for economic and social progress around the world, but also for business.
When asked, as he often is, why he is a feminist, Muhtar responded: “My answer is two-fold. On the one hand, working to foster gender equality is the right thing to do. As a more practical matter, it is also good for business
Coca-Cola is evolving its business strategy to become a total beverage company by giving people more of the drinks they want – including low and no-sugar options across a wide array of categories – in more packages sold in more locations.
Building a portfolio of “consumer-centric brands” requires shifting focus from what the company wants to sell to what consumers want to buy, explains President and Chief Operating Officer James Quincey, who shared
Late last year, Coca-Cola Great Britain senior customer manager Jonathan McGowan, took on a 500km bike ride across the East African island of Madagascar, to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House Charities. The journey was difficult, eventful and life-changing, but it allowed Jonathan and a team of 28 McDonald’s senior executives, franchisees, hospitality staff, restaurant crew members and other suppliers to raise an incredible £190,000. This
26 Jan 2017
One of the key components of my job is the preservation of the assets of the Coca-Cola Archives. With all of the artwork, photographs and artifacts in our holdings, it may surprise you to learn that one of the most difficult media formats to preserve is videotape. We have more than 10,000 tapes in our collection, with content as varied as television commercials, news reports, sales meetings, executive interviews and Olympic Games Torch Run footage.
Coca-Cola Great Britain, General Manager Jon Woods talks about sustainable packaging, recycling and reducing litter and what the company’s position on these issues really is.
Our packaging is really valuable to us – it’s essential for our business and for people to be able to enjoy our drinks. Therefore we are focused on how we can use less and recover and recycle more.
That starts with what goes into our packaging in the first place.