The Coca-Cola Company named Kathy N. Waller, 55, to succeed Fayard in the role of Chief Financial Officer. She will be elected CFO at the Company’s April Board Meeting. As CFO, she will report directly to Muhtar Kent.Waller, a highly respected global leader of the Finance Division, currently serves as Vice President, Finance and Controller. She joined the Company in 1987 as a senior accountant in the Accounting Research Department and soon became principal accountant for the Northeast Europe/Africa Group, followed by Marketing Controller for the McDonald's Group. Since then, she has taken on a number of roles of increasing responsibility, including financial services manager for The Minute Maid Company and Corporate Director of Financial Reporting. In 2004, Waller was named Vice President and Chief of Internal Audit, managing worldwide internal audit processes, with key responsibilities for the Company's compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and corporate governance matters.
The Coca-Cola Company Named Kathy N. Waller, 55, To Succeed Fayard In The Role Of Chief Financial Officer. (Photo: Business Wire)
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