Ms. Cotton is the Global Chief Marketing Officer, Still Beverages at The Coca-Cola Company where she is responsible for the global product portfolio, brand stewardship and creation of brand platforms, and leading disruptive global innovation.
Prior to joining Coca-Cola, Ms. Cotton served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Product Marketing, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. At Samsung, Ms. Cotton led the financial and brand performance of the high-growth segments of the mobile technology market, including personal computing, tablets, virtual reality, and wearable tech. Prior to Samsung, Ms. Cotton served in a variety of senior leadership roles at PepsiCo, where she led the growth strategy for a number of Frito-Lay brands and held sales and operations roles for other PepsiCo businesses. She also previously served as a new product startup leader at Procter & Gamble, where she had responsibility for product launches and innovation.
Ms. Cotton has an extensive background in leading, driving and accelerating business growth and innovation for well-known and respected global brands, leveraging her deep understanding of consumer preferences and behaviors and her expertise developing and marketing technology-driven products and customer experiences.
Ms. Cotton earned her bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering from Northwestern University and her MBA from Stanford University.
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