Chief Customer and Commercial Leadership Officer, The Coca-Cola Company
Julie Hamilton is Chief Customer and Commercial Leadership Officer of The Coca-Cola Company. Previously she served as Executive Assistant to Chairman and CEO Muhtar Kent and before that as President of the Global Wal-Mart Group, responsible for leading Coca-Cola’s relationship with Wal-Mart around the world.
Julie joined The Coca-Cola Company in 1996 and has held a variety of sales, marketing and operational positions including Group Vice President North America Wal-Mart Team, Vice President Global Customer Development, Group Director for Global On-Premise Customers, Director of Franchise Sales & Marketing-Northwest US Region, Group Manager for the Worldwide Marketing Partnership with Blockbuster and Brand Development Manager of Still Beverages.
Prior to joining Coca-Cola, Julie worked for Anheuser-Busch where she held positions in marketing and domestic/international beverage sales.
Julie grew up in Genoa, Italy, Seattle and St. Louis. She attended high school in LeMans, France, studied at Vanderbilt University and London’s Imperial College of Science & Economics and graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism.
Currently, Julie serves on the boards of the Network of Executive Women in Retail, Children’s Miracle Network and SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise). As a champion of women in business, she also served as President of the Coca-Cola Women’s Forum from 2005-2007 and continues to mentor fellow associates and youth in the community.