Alanna Y. Cotton

Former President of Operations, Central & Eastern Europe
The Coca-Cola Company
Joined Board: 2019
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About Alanna

Ms. Cotton is the former President of Operations, Central & Eastern Europe for The Coca-Cola Company. She joined The Coca-Cola Company in 2020 and became President of Operations for Central and Eastern Europe in January 2021. Previously, Ms. Cotton was Senior Vice President and General Manager, Product Marketing, with Samsung Electronics American Inc. where she oversaw product commercialization and digital platform engagement from 2018 to 2020. She served as Samsung’s Vice President and General Manager, Mobile Computing and Wearables from 2017 to 2018 and previously served as Vice President, Marketing (Demand Generation), Tablets, Wearables, and PCs. Prior to joining Samsung, Ms. Cotton served in various roles with PepsiCo Inc. from 2004 to 2014, including as Vice President, Brands from 2013 to 2014. She began her career with Proctor & Gamble Company in 1996.

Ms. Cotton has significant consumer product and technology experience and related marketing expertise with a consumer-centric focus. She brings an extensive understanding of consumers (particularly millennials), their preferences, behaviors, and usage patterns, in support of advancing Huntington’s digital and mobile technology strategy.

Ms. Cotton holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering from Northwestern University and a master’s degree in business administration from Stanford University. 

Committees: Community Development Committee, Technology Committee