Collaboration and Transparency: “Changing Tires on a Bus Moving 70 Miles Per Hour”
13:40 - 14:15
Over the past couple of years, Coca Cola (one of the most recognizable brands on the planet) went through a historic re-franchising of their bottling network. This seismic change reverberated throughout all aspects of the business particularly in the area of the supply chain. My presentation will discuss how the company was able to do this and for the most part keep it transparent to an everchanging and demanding customer
Director of Supply Chain – Coca Cola North America
The Coca Cola Company
Keith has over 25 years of leadership and practical experience in the supply chain space of several diverse and well-known organizations. The industries range from textiles, telecommunication to two of the most recognizable brands in the world: The Home Depot and Coca Cola Company. During his journey, he’s garnered an array of unique, value-added successes and achievements ranging from supply chain transformations, merger and acquisitions, decoupling businesses, brand ingestions and the recent historic re-franchising of the Coca Cola system. He’s also an engineer from Georgia Tech Institute of Technology and certified Six Sigma Lean Black Belt.