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Co-Chair

Mark Rahiya

The Coca-Cola Company

Chief Commercial & Supply Chain Officer

“We believe advancing supplier diversity across our supply chain will help grow our business and strengthen the communities we serve. And while we have made great strides in this area, we know that we are only in the early stages of our journey. We value our strong partnership with WBENC and our shared goal to empower women business owners and welcome to Atlanta all those participating in the 2020 annual conference.”

About The Coca-Cola Company

For 130 years, The Coca-Cola Company has been refreshing the world by bringing people the brands and beverages they love. What started with one brand – Coca-Cola – has grown into a total beverage company that offers more than 800 different beverages in the US alone – from waters to juices to sports drinks to teas and coffees. 

Our progress has been inspired and fueled by a cultural shift that is driving expansive thinking and creativity throughout our business. Our team is embracing an entrepreneurial spirit by experimenting more, scaling ideas faster, and taking smart risks- all with the goal of crafting the brands and choice of drinks people love, made in a sustainable way, to create a better shared future for everyone we serve.

About Mark Rahiya

Mark Rahiya is Chief Commercial and Supply Chain Officer at Coca-Cola North America (CCNA).  

Mark has over 20 years of experience with Coca-Cola in both domestic and international markets.  Most recently, Mark was the Chief Retail Sales Officer at Coca-Cola North America (CCNA) and Senior Vice President USA Operations, responsible for global and national retail customers, Commercial Operations, Revenue Growth Management and Franchise Leadership.  Prior to that role, Mark was the President, U.S. Region and Chief Commercial Officer for Coca-Cola Refreshments (CCR) where he led operations for the company-owned bottler and supported North America refranchising. 

Prior to working at The Coca-Cola Company, Mark served as a Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Navy’s Submarine Force. He received his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Notre Dame and is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School.
 
Mark serves as the Executive Sponsor of the Coca-Cola Military Veteran’s Business Resource Group and is a passionate Trustee for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, The First Tee and serves on the Board of the East Lake Foundation and Suja Life, LLC.

Mark resides in Atlanta with his wife, Shelley, and their three sons.