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Doug Jackson

The Coca-Cola Company

Cape Town, ZA

Stragetic Advisor, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa

The Coca-Cola Company

Doug Jackson

Biography

Doug Jackson is the former Chief Executive Officer of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa and is currently Strategic Advisor to the company.

A veteran of 35 years in the Coca-Cola System, Doug's prior role was the President of the Coca-Cola Energy Business, leading the partnership with Monster Energy Corporation.

Doug is a seasoned International Business Executive who has managed and led businesses on 4 Continents . He has been based in the USA, the UK , Egypt , Australia, China and in numerous locations in his native South Africa.

He is a “change agent” and turnaround specialist and has developed talent over many years in the Coca-Cola System globally .

Having visited approximately 100 countries, he enjoys traveling and experiencing different cultures.

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

Stragetic Advisor, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa
Dec 2018 - Present
Cape Town, ZA
The largest bottling partner on the African continent and the 7th biggest Coca-Cola bottling partner worldwide, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) covers around 40% of all Coca-Cola sold in Africa. CCBA’s South African operations trade as Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA), the principal Coca-Cola bottler in South Africa.
Chief Executive Officer, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa
May 2016 - Nov 2018
Cape Town, ZA
The largest bottling partner on the African continent and the 7th biggest Coca-Cola bottling partner worldwide, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) covers around 40% of all Coca-Cola sold in Africa. CCBA’s South African operations trade as Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA), the principal Coca-Cola bottler in South Africa.
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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
Cape Town, 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