Alum Neville Isdell (former CEO of Coca-Cola) at UCT on February 14th, 2012

UCT in Cape Town invites you to a talk and a book launch by UCT alumnus and former CEO of
Coca-Cola, Mr Neville Isdell at the UCT middle campus:

Topic: “Inside Coca-Cola: A CEO’s life story of building the world’s most popular brand”
Date: Tuesday 14 February
Time: 16h30 for 17h00
Venue: Lecture Theatre 2
Kramer Law Building
Middle Campus, University of Cape Town

Entrance is free. Drinks and snacks will be served.

Mr Neville Isdell joined The Coca-Cola Company in 1966 with the local bottling company in Zambia and worked in South Africa, Australia, India, the Phillipines and Europe. He moved up the ranks from July 1998 to September 2000, he served as Chairman and CEO of Coca-Cola Beverages Plc in Great Britain where he oversaw that company’s merger with Hellenic Bottling to form the world’s second largest Coca-Cola bottler at the time, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (HBC).
He retired as Vice-Chairman of Coca-Cola HBC in December 2001. From January 2002 to May 2004, Mr Isdell was an International Consultant to The Coca-Cola Company and headed his own investment company in Barbados. He was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Chief Executive Officer of The Coca-Cola Company on June 1, 2004. Mr Isdell is the 12th Chairman of the Board in the history of the Company.  Mr Isdell received a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from the University of Cape Town and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Program for Management Development.  He will be available to sign books after the talk.
Limited seating.
Kindly RSVP by email to Ms Lebo Lethunya at alumni@uct.ac.za by
Monday 13 February 2012

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