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Doug Jackson

The Coca-Cola Company

Port Elizabeth, ZA

Chief Executive Officer of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

The Coca-Cola Company

Doug Jackson


Doug Jackson is the Chief Executive Officer of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa . He is a veteran of more than 30 years in the Coca-Cola System and in his prior role was the President of the Coca-Cola Energy Business, leading the partnership with Monster Beverages. Doug is an avid golfer and occasional fly fisherman.

Personal Business Advice

" You have 2 ears and one mouth . Use them in direct proportion to this ratio."

Doug Jackson’s Newsfeed

16 May 2018
Kenya:President Kenyatta Launches Sh7 Billion Juice Line at Nairobi Coca-Cola Plant

President Kenyatta said that the CCBA investment is a clear demonstration the government's priorities had struck a chord in the private sector. "Like us, you appreciate the importance of jobs, of innovation, and of manufacturing," he told the CCBA fraternity led by the chairman, Phil Gutsche and the Chief Executive Officer Doug Jackson . Some of the partners travelled all the way from the US.

13 Apr 2018
Largest African Coca-Cola bottler unveils brand new head office in SA

CCBA chief executive Doug Jackson said: “CCBA is building a successful Coca-Cola bottler in Africa, which means greater shared value for the business and the communities the region serves, and we are optimistic about the future growth of our business on the continent..."

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Doug Jackson’s Background

Chief Executive Officer of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa
May 2016 - Present
Port Elizabeth, ZA
President of Coca Cola Energy Business
Oct 2015 - Apr 2016
Atlanta, US
The Coca-Cola Company and Monster Beverages Corporation have created a strategic partnership related to an equity investment, business transfers and expanded distribution in the global energy drink category. Doug led the strategic partnership with Monster Beverages, focusing on building the energy drink category through global distribution of energy brands.
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Other Business Interests

Founding Trustee and Board Member of Coca-Cola Africa
2012 - 2015
Johannesburg, ZA
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Wings and Wishes
Board Member
Jan 2012 - Sep 2015
Port Elizabeth, ZA
Wings & Wishes was established in 2006 after a group of employees from Coca-Cola Sabco (Pty) Ltd identified the need in their community and started donating their frequent flyer miles as part of an internal Corporate Social Responsibility initiative. The miles were committed to facilitating the transport of critically ill children and an accompanying adult to the Red Cross Children’s Hospital.
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Doug Jackson’s Education

Bachelor of Commerce
1982 - 1983
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Hilton College, South Africa
1974 - 1977