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Business, Environment, and Society Speaker Series: Karim Yahi, The Coca-Cola Company

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Monday, September 23



Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business

800 West Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
Room 312


"Sustainability and Global Strategy"

Karim Yahi, Senior Vice President 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.

Speaker Bio:

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 interests in International Relations and loves jazz.



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.