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Monday, September 23 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Scheller College of Business Room 312
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BES Speaker Series: Karim Yahi, Senior VP Global Strategy and Insights, Coca-Cola

Please join us for a talk by Karim Yahi from Coca-Cola. In January 2019, Karim Yahi was appointed Senior Vice-President Global Strategy & Insights, based in Atlanta. Prior to that, he was Vice-President Growth for Latin-America, leading Strategy & Insights, Digital and Venturing & Emerging Brands. Karim started his career with Coca-Cola in 2003, as the Turkey Finance Manager and has since assumed roles of increasing responsibility in Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions.

He joined Turkey, Caucasus and Central Asia in Istanbul in 2012 as Chief Financial Officer at the time of the creation of the Business Unit. He was instrumental in establishing and consolidating the organization and developing the capabilities needed to capture more value by leading successful M&A initiatives and implementing new business models.

Karim has 20 years of international business experience in consumer goods, packaging, financial advisory and investment management in France, Germany, the U.S. and Turkey.

Karim enjoys sports such as basketball, boxing and triathlon. He also has interest in International Relations and loves jazz.

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The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business was founded in 2013 to act as a catalyst and connector, bringing together students, research faculty, companies, and entrepreneurs to create an environment where business-driven solutions to sustainability challenges can take shape and thrive. In all, Scheller provides students unparalleled breadth in environmental sustainability, ethics, corporate social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, and values-based leadership.

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