Prior to the Coca-Cola system, Mulligan practiced as a CPA with KPMG in Ireland & USA. He joined Coca-Cola Hellenic Romania Field Sales prior to assuming the role of General Manager of Coca-Cola Bottling Company North West Romania. He subsequently was appointed Commercial Director, Romania. Mr. Mulligan next served as Country Manager of Bulgaria (Coca-Cola Hellenic) where he was Founding Member & Chairman of Bulgaria's first licensed Waste Packaging Recovery Organization. Mulligan then served as Country General Manager of Switzerland before joining The Coca-Cola Company as Group Commercial Director for the Bottling Investments Group, with commercial strategy responsibility spanning 20 franchises and operational responsibility for the Company's investments in Japan (Tokyo & Tone Bottling Companies) and the Bottling Franchise for Coca-Cola Philadelphia, USA.

About The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world's most valuable and recognizable brands, our Company's portfolio features 16 billion-dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of more than 1.8 billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we rank among the world's top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system associates. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at www.coca-colacompany.com, follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/CocaColaCo, visit our blog, Coca-Cola Unbottled, at www.coca-colablog.com or find us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/the-coca-cola-company.

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