Edition:
United States

Coca Cola Bottling Co Consolidated (COKE.O)

COKE.O on Nasdaq

160.58USD
11:10am EST
Change (% chg)

$2.96 (+1.88%)
Prev Close
$157.62
Open
$157.78
Day's High
$160.58
Day's Low
$157.78
Volume
4,831
Avg. Vol
66,000
52-wk High
$200.32
52-wk Low
$119.80

Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

J. Frank Harrison

60 1996 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Henry Flint

60 2012 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Umesh Kasbekar

57 2016 Vice Chairman of the Board, Secretary

Clifford Deal

53 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Norman George

59 2006 President of BYB Brands, Inc.

David Katz

46 2016 Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Product Supply

Robert Chambless

49 2016 Executive Vice President - Franchise Strategy and Operations

Jamies Harris

52 2016 Executive Vice President - Business Transformation

Kimberly Kuo

2016 Senior Vice President - Public Affairs, Communications and Communities

Michael Strong

61 2014 Senior Vice President - Employee Integration and Transition

William Billiard

48 2014 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President

Morgan Everett

33 2016 Vice President, Executive Officer, Director

Dennis Wicker

61 Lead Independent Director

Alexander Cummings

59 2010 Director

Deborah Everhart

54 2003 Director

James Helvey

55 2016 Director

Sharon Decker

59 2001 Independent Director

William Jones

59 2010 Independent Director

James Morgan

68 2008 Independent Director

John Murrey

72 1993 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

J. Frank Harrison

Mr. J. Frank Harrison, III, is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated. Mr. Harrison served as Vice Chairman of the Board from November 1987 through his election as Chairman in December 1996 and was appointed as Chief Executive Officer in May 1994. He was first employed by the Company in 1977 and has served as a Division Sales Manager and as a Vice President. Mr. Harrison brings extensive business, managerial and leadership experience to the Company’s Board. With over 35 years of experience with Coke Consolidated, Mr. Harrison provides the Board with a vital understanding and appreciation of the Company’s business. His strong leadership skills have been demonstrated through his service as Chief Executive Officer since 1994 and as the Chairman of the Board since 1996. He is also the controlling stockholder of Coke Consolidated and, as a member of the founding family of Coke Consolidated, maintains a unique position within the Coca-Cola system.

Henry Flint

Mr. Henry W. Flint is President, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated. Mr. Flint served as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Coke Consolidated from April 2007 to August 2012. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President and Assistant to the Chairman from July 2004 to April 2007. Mr. Flint also served as Secretary of Coke Consolidated from March 2000 to August 2012. Mr. Flint was Co-Managing Partner of the law firm of Kennedy Covington Lobdell & Hickman, L.L.P. from January 2000 to July 2004, a firm with which he was associated since 1980. Mr. Flint received his J.D. degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and his M.B.A. from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. 11

Umesh Kasbekar

Mr. Umesh M. Kasbekar is Vice Chairman of the Board, Secretary of the Company., effective as of January 1, 2016. Mr. Kasbekar has been with the Company for over thirty years and has held various positions in the Company's accounting, finance, distribution, manufacturing, corporate planning and administrative functions. Prior to being named Vice Chairman, he served as the Company's Senior Vice President, Planning & Administration. He will continue to serve as Secretary of the Company, a position he has held since August 2012.

Clifford Deal

Mr. Clifford M. Deal III has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of the Company. he is no longer Vice President, Treasurer of Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated. Previously, he was Director of Compensation and Benefits from October 1997 to May 1999. He was Corporate Benefits Manager from December 1995 to September 1997 and was Manager of Tax Accounting from November 1993 to November 1995.

Norman George

Mr. Norman C. George is President of BYB Brands, Inc., a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated, since July 2006. Prior to that he was Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing and Customer Officer, a position he was appointed to in September 2001. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing and Customer Officer, a position he was appointed to in September 2001. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Marketing and National Sales, a position he was appointed to in December 1999. Prior to that, he was Vice President, Corporate Sales, a position he had held since August 1998. Previously, he was Vice President, Sales for the Carolinas South Region, a position he held beginning in November 1991.

David Katz

Mr. David M. Katz has been Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Product Supply of the Company., effective April 1, 2016. He is no longer Senior Vice President of Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated. Previously, he was Senior Vice President Midwest Region for Coca-Cola Refreshments (“CCR”) a position he began in 2011. Prior to the formation of CCR, he was Vice President, Sales Operations for Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc.’s (“CCE”) East Business Unit. In 2008, he was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer of Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales and Services Company, LLC. He began his Coca-Cola career in 1993 with CCE as a Logistics Consultant.

Robert Chambless

Mr. Robert G. Chambless is Executive Vice President - Franchise Strategy and Operations of the Company., effective April 1, 2016. In this role, Mr. Chambless will oversee all of the Company's sales, marketing and distribution operations. Mr. Chambless was most recently the Senior Vice President, Sales, Field Operations and Marketing and has served in various roles since joining the Company in 1986. He served as Senior Vice President - Sales, Field Operations and Marketing of Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated, since August 2010. Previously, he was Senior Vice President, Sales, a position he held since June 2008. He held the position of Vice President—Franchise Sales from early 2003 to June 2008 and Region Sales Manager for our Southern Division between 2000 and 2003. He was Sales Manager in the Company’s Columbia, South Carolina branch between 1997 and 2000. He has served the Company in several other positions prior to this position and was first employed by the Company in 1986.

Jamies Harris

Mr. Jamies E. Harris has been appointed as Executive Vice President - Business Transformation of the Company., effective April 1, 2016. He is no longer Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Shared Services of Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated. He served as a Director of the Company from August 2003 until January 25, 2008 and was a member of the Audit Committee and the Finance Committee. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MedCath Corporation, an operator of cardiovascular hospitals, from December 1999 to January 2008. From 1998 to 1999, he was Chief Financial Officer of Fresh Foods, Inc., a manufacturer of fully cooked food products. From 1987 to 1998, he served in several different officer positions with The Shelton Companies, Inc. He also served two years with Ernst & Young LLP as a senior accountant.

Kimberly Kuo

Ms. Kimberly Kuo is Senior Vice President - Public Affairs, Communications and Communities of the Company. She comes to the Company with more than 20 years of Communications, Government Affairs and Marketing experience at the highest levels of politics, government, large corporations and start-ups. Ms. Kuo graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in Communications and attended graduate school at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She was then a top Press Aide for Senate Majority Leader and then presidential candidate Bob Dole, and vice presidential candidate Jack Kemp. She was primary spokesperson for Internet giant AOL, and then expanded this role to oversee Investor Relations and Marketing at innovative start-ups. Ms. Kuo will be leading the Company's efforts in both external and internal communications, federal and state government affairs, and programs engaging the communities the Company serves.

Michael Strong

Mr. Michael A. Strong is Senior Vice President - Employee Integration and Transition, of Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated, since December 2014. Previously, he was Vice President of Human Resources, a position to which he was appointed in December 2009. He was Region Sales Manager for the North Carolina West Region from December 2006 to November 2009. Prior to that, he served as Division Sales Manager and General Manager as well as other key sales related positions. He joined the Company in 1985 when the Company acquired Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Mobile, Alabama, where he began his career.

William Billiard

Mr. William J. Billiard is Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President of Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated. He was named Vice President of Operations Finance on November 1, 2010 and was appointed Chief Accounting Officer on February 20, 2006. Previously, he was also Vice President and Corporate Controller of the Company and was first employed by the Company on February 20, 2006. Before joining the Company, he was Senior Vice President, Interim Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Controller of Portrait Corporation of America, Inc., a portrait photography studio company, from September 2005 to January 2006 and Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller from August 2001 to September 2005. Prior to that, he served as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Tailored Management, a long-term staffing company, from August 2000 to August 2001. Portrait Corporation of America, Inc. filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in August 2006.

Morgan Everett

Ms. Morgan H. Everett is Vice President, Executive Officer, Director of Coca Cola Bottling Co Consolidated., effective as of January 1, 2016. Ms. Everett is the Community Relations Director of Coke Consolidated, a position she has held since January 2009. She has been an employee of Coke Consolidated since October 2004. Ms. Everett graduated from Southern Methodist University with a B.A. in Communications in 2003, and she is a member of the founding family of Coke Consolidated. Ms. Everett’s past service to Coke Consolidated, including experience in the operations of Coke Consolidated, and her education qualify her to serve as a member of the Company’s Board. Ms. Everett’s service on the Board also adds to the diversity of the Board in both demographics and perspective.

Dennis Wicker

Mr. Dennis A. Wicker is Lead Independent Director of Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated. MrMr. Wicker has been a partner in the law firm of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in its Raleigh, North Carolina office since November 2009. He served as Lt. Governor of the State of North Carolina from 1993 to 2001. Mr. Wicker also previously served as Chairman of the State Board of Community Colleges and as Chairman of North Carolina’s Technology Council. Mr. Wicker currently serves on the board of directors of First Bancorp, a bank holding company, and was a director of Air T, Inc., an air transportation services company, until 2013. Mr. Wicker’s leadership skills, years of high quality service on Coke Consolidated’s Board, service on the boards of directors of First Bancorp and Air T, Inc. and experience in public service qualify him for service on the Company’s Board.

Alexander Cummings

Mr. Alexander Benedict Cummings ,Jr., is Director of Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated. r. Cummings is Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of The Coca-Cola Company. Mr. Cummings joined The Coca-Cola Company in 1997 as Deputy Region Manager, Nigeria. In 2000, he was named President of the North & West Africa Division. In March 2001, he became President of the Africa Group, responsible for The Coca-Cola Company’s operations in Africa, and served in this capacity until June 2008. Mr. Cummings was appointed Chief Administrative Officer of The Coca-Cola Company effective July 2008, and was elected Executive Vice President effective October 2008. Mr. Cummings currently serves on the boards of Chevron Corporation (NYSE), S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc., the African Leadership Foundation, CARE USA and Clark Atlanta University, and he has previously served on the Advisory Board of The African Presidential Archives & Research Center, The Corporate Council on Africa, The African-America Institute and The Center for Global Development’s Commission on U.S. Policy toward Low-Income Poorly Performing States. Mr. Cummings also served on the board of directors of Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Co., a publicly traded (Athens and NYSE) bottler of The Coca-Cola Company, from September 2006 to December 2010. Mr. Cummings’ experience and position with The Coca-Cola Company, deep knowledge of the beverage industry and extensive international background in business and community affairs uniquely qualify him to serve as a member of the Company’s Board.

Deborah Everhart

Ms. Deborah Harrison Everhart is Director of Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated. Ms. Everhart has been an affiliate broker with Real Estate Brokers LLC, a real estate brokerage firm in Chattanooga, Tennessee, since January 2013. Prior to that, she was an affiliate broker with two other real estate brokerage firms located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Assist2Sell (from September 2009 to December 2012) and Fletcher Bright Company (from February 1997 to September 2009). Ms. Everhart has provided the Board with dedicated service for 11 years. Her business acumen and board experience make her a valuable addition to the Company’s Board. Ms. Everhart is also a member of the founding family of Coke Consolidated and holds a significant pecuniary interest in the stock of Coke Consolidated.

James Helvey

Mr. James (Jay) R. Helvey, III is Director of the Company. Mr. Helvey is the founding managing partner of Cassia Capital Partners, LLC, an asset management firm with offices in Winston-Salem, NC. Mr. Helvey is recognized as a leader in financial risk management with extensive experience in trading cash, futures, and derivatives instruments and many years' experience overseeing large investment portfolios.

Sharon Decker

Ms. Sharon Allred Decker is an Independent Director of Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated. Ms. Decker is the President of NURAY Media, a multi-media conservation, preservation and restoration company. Ms. Decker served as Secretary of Commerce for the State of North Carolina from January 2013 until December 2014. Prior to that, she had been the Chief Executive Officer of The Tapestry Group, a faith based non-profit organization, since September 2004, and the Chief Executive Officer of North Washington Street Properties, a community redevelopment company, since October 2004. Ms. Decker served as the President of The Tanner Companies, a direct seller of women’s apparel, from August 2002 to September 2004. From August 1999 to July 2002, she was President of Doncaster, a division of The Tanner Companies. Ms. Decker was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Lynnwood Foundation, which created and manages a conference facility and leadership institute, from 1997 until 1999. From 1980 until 1997, she served Duke Energy Corporation in a number of capacities, including as Corporate Vice President and Executive Director of the Duke Power Foundation. Ms. Decker currently serves on the board of directors of Family Dollar Stores, Inc., a discount retailer, and was a director of SCANA Corporation, a diversified utility company, until 2013. Ms. Decker brings to the Board a unique and valuable perspective from the numerous executive and leadership positions she has held across a broad range of fields, including non-profit organizations and large public companies. Ms. Decker’s diverse executive experience and extensive experience serving on multiple boards qualify her to serve as a member of the Company’s Board.

William Jones

Dr. William H. Jones is an Independent Director of Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated. Prior to accepting the role of President, Dr. Jones served in senior roles as Provost and Senior Vice President of Columbia International University, where he has also taught for 25 years. Since 2007, Dr. Jones has served as a member of the Board of Trustees and Finance Committee of the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities. Dr. Jones also serves as Chair of the International Leadership Team of Crossover Communications International, an organization he co-founded that operates in 23 countries. Dr. Jones’ demonstrated leadership skills, board experience, academic credentials and success in managing an academic institution qualify him for service on the Company’s Board. Dr. Jones’ strong character and experience in matters of ethics also qualify him for service on the Board.

James Morgan

Mr. James H. Morgan is an Independent Director of Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated. Mr. Morgan has served as Chairman of Covenant Capital LLC, an investment management firm, since February 2015, after previously serving in that capacity from 2001 to 2008. Mr. Morgan has also served as Chairman of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc., a leading branded specialty retailer and wholesaler of premium quality sweet treats and complementary products, since January 2005. He served as Executive Chairman of Krispy Kreme from June 2014 to January 2015, as Chief Executive Officer from January 2008 to June 2014 and as President from April 2012 to June 2014. Mr. Morgan also previously served as President of Krispy Kreme from January 2008 to November 2011. Mr. Morgan served as Vice Chairman of Krispy Kreme from March 2004 to January 2005. Previously, Mr. Morgan served as a consultant for Wachovia Securities, Inc., a securities and investment banking firm, from January 2000 to May 2001. From April 1999 to December 1999, Mr. Morgan was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wachovia Securities, Inc. Mr. Morgan was employed by Interstate/Johnson Lane, an investment banking and brokerage firm, from 1990 to 1999 in various capacities, including as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Morgan is a director of Lowe’s Companies, Inc., a home improvement retailer. As the current Chairman of Covenant Capital LLC and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. and a former executive at several major public and private companies, Mr. Morgan provides the Board with significant leadership and executive experience. Mr. Morgan’s proven leadership capability and his extensive knowledge of the complex financial and operational issues facing large companies qualify him to serve as a member of the Company’s Board.

John Murrey

Mr. John W. Murrey, III is an Independent Director of Coca-Cola Bottling Co Consolidated. Mr. Murrey was an Assistant Professor at Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Virginia from August 2003 until May 2013. Mr. Murrey was of counsel to the law firm of Shumacker Witt Gaither & Whitaker, P.C., in Chattanooga, Tennessee until December 2002, a firm with which he was associated since 1970. Mr. Murrey is a director of The Dixie Group, Inc., a carpet manufacturer, and previously was a director of U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. from 2003 until 2007. Mr. Murrey’s longstanding quality service as a member of the Company’s Board as well as his significant experience serving on the boards of directors of other companies give him an understanding of the role of a board of directors and qualify him to serve on the Company’s Board. Mr. Murrey’s legal background also adds to the diversity of the Board. Mr. Murrey has been a valuable member and contributor to the Company’s Board since 1993.