Chairman of the Board, The Coca-Cola Company, the world’s largest beverage company. Mr. Kent has held the position of Chairman of the Board since April 23, 2009. From July 2008 through April 2017, Mr. Kent held the position of Chief Executive Officer. From December 2006 through June 2008, Mr. Kent served as President and Chief Operating Officer of The Coca-Cola Company. From January 2006 through December 2006, Mr. Kent served as President of Coca-Cola International and was elected Executive Vice President of The Coca-Cola Company in February 2006. From May 2005 through January 2006, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of The Coca-Cola Company’s North Asia, Eurasia and Middle East Group, an organization serving a broad and diverse region that included China, Japan, and Russia.