Coca-Cola Elevates Henrique Braun to International President

Dec. 30, 2022
Braun will oversee seven operating units across the globe.

Coca-Cola Co. promoted Henrique Braun to the newly created role of president of international development, effective Jan. 1. In this position, Braun will oversee seven operating units that span dozens of countries and territories around the world and will report directly to Chairman & CEO James Quincey.

Braun, 54, was president of the Latin America operating unit, a position he has held since 2020. His successor as president of Latin America will be named later. Braun is a 26-year veteran of the company who has progressed through a number of roles in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America.

In the new role, Braun will keep oversight of the Latin America operating unit plus six more operating units: Japan and South Korea; ASEAN and South Pacific; Greater China and Mongolia; Africa; India and Southwest Asia; and Eurasia and Middle East. The presidents of these operating units remain unchanged. Braun is a dual citizen of the United States and Brazil.

The company also announced that President and Chief Financial Officer John Murphy will add oversight of the company’s Bottling Investments Group, which will continue to be led by President Murat Ozgel.

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