Therese Gearhart

Therese Gearhart
  • President, Southern Africa, Coca-Cola Company, South Africa

BBA, Univ. of Central Florida; Master's degree, American Graduate School of Int'l Management, Arizona. Held positions in general management and marketing, Motorola Corp. and Black and Decker Corp. 1998, joined The Coca-Cola Co. in Atlanta as Director, Learning Strategy, Latin America Group; 2001-06, Region Vice-President, Central Region and Vice-President, Marketing, North America Food Service Division; 2006, appointed General Manager, Central America; until 2012, Group Marketing and Commercial and Customer Director, Eurasia and Africa Group; March 2012, appointed President, Coca-Cola South Africa. Co-Chair: Coca-Cola Co.'s Global Women's Leadership Council representing EAG; EAG Women's Council.