Alexander Cummings, Chief Administrative Officer of the Coca Cola Company from Liberia, now in Atlanta Georgia

Mr. Alexander B. Cummings is Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of The Coca-Cola Company. The CAO structure consolidates key global Corporate functions in a purposeful approach to effectively support the business operations of The Coca-Cola Company.

 Key global Corporate functions include Legal, Human Resources, Global Community Connections, Strategic Planning, Information Technology, Research & Innovation, Science, Global Quality and Product Integrity, Transformational Productivity and Strategic Security.

Born in Liberia, West Africa, Mr. Cummings joined The Coca-Cola Company in 1997 as Region Manager, Nigeria. In 2000, he was named President of the Company's North & West Africa Division. In March 2001, he became President and Chief Operating Officer of the Africa Group, responsible for the Company's operations in Africa, encompassing a total of 56 countries and territories across the continent.

Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Cummings held several positions with The Pillsbury Company in the U.S. In his last role as Vice President of Finance for Pillsbury International, he had financial responsibility for a growing $1.2 billion international branded food business with operating companies in 16 countries.

Mr. Cummings serves on the boards of Africare and Clark Atlanta University. Mr. Cummings also is a board member of Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, a publicly traded (Athens and NYSE) bottler of The Coca-Cola Company, and Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, also a publicly traded bottler of The Coca-Cola Company (NASDAQ). He is a member of the Executive Leadership Council.

In addition, Mr. Cummings has previously served on the Advisory Board of The African Presidential Archives & Research Center, The Corporate Council on Africa, The African-America Institute, The Center for Global Development's Commission on U.S. Policy toward Low-Income Poorly Performing States (LIPPS), and the following bottling partner entities of The Coca-Cola Company: Coca-Cola Sabco (Pty.) Ltd., Equatorial Coca-Cola Bottling Company, and The Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Egypt.

Mr. Cummings holds a B.S. degree in Finance and Economics from Northern Illinois University and an MBA in Finance from Atlanta University.