Alex Cummings

Retired EVP and CAO of The Coca-Cola Company

Alex Cummings is the retired Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of The Coca-Cola Company.  He led key global corporate and technical functions including, Legal, People Function, Global Community Connections, Strategic Planning, Information Technology, Sustainability, Strategic Security and Aviation, Research & Development, Science, Global Quality and Product Integrity, Supply Chain, and Procurement.  Born in Liberia, West Africa, Alex joined The Coca-Cola Company in 1997 as Region Manager, Nigeria and in March 2001, he became President and Chief Operating Officer of the Africa Group, responsible for the Company's operations in Africa, encompassing a total of 56 countries and territories across the continent.  Previously, he was Vice President of Finance for Pillsbury International.  Alex holds a B.S. degree in Finance and Economics from Northern Illinois University and an MBA in Finance from Atlanta University.  He joined CARE’s Board in 2011.