Food and Beverage Muhtar Kent


  • BUENOS AIRES, Jan 21- Coca-Cola Co will invest $1 billion over four years in its bottling and distribution operations in Argentina, the company said on Thursday, and leave the door open to further acquisitions in the South American country. Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent told Argentine President Mauricio Macri of the spending plan when the two met at the World...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 15- The United States and China have exchanged revised offers for a proposed investment treaty, a spokeswoman for the U.S. China, which has more restrictions on foreign investment than the United States, is in talks with Washington to reduce the scope of so-called negative lists of sectors closed to the other side's investors.

  • Aug 13- Coca-Cola Co on Thursday named James Quincey president and chief operating officer, setting up the long-time company veteran to possibly one day take the helm of the world's largest soda maker. The announcement means that Quincey could succeed Kent, 62, who was elected CEO in 2008. Under the new management structure, the heads of Coke's international...

  • UPDATE 1-Coca-Cola names Quincey COO, Bozer to leave Thursday, 13 Aug 2015 | 10:02 AM ET

    Aug 13- Coca-Cola Co named James Quincey chief operating officer, and said company veteran Ahmet Bozer, who had been seen as a possible successor to Muhtar Kent as CEO, would be leaving. Quincey was instrumental in leading the negotiations for the recently proposed merger of Coke's bottlers Coca-Cola Enterprises, Coca-Cola Iberian Partners and Coca-Cola...

  • Coca-Cola names Quincey COO, Bozer to leave Thursday, 13 Aug 2015 | 9:02 AM ET

    Aug 13- Coca-Cola Co named James Quincey chief operating officer, and said company veteran Ahmet Bozer, who had been seen as a possible successor to Muhtar Kent as CEO, would be leaving. Quincey, 50, is a 19- year veteran of the company and most recently served as president of the Coke's Europe Group. Bozer, executive vice president and president of Coca-Cola...

  • Coca-Cola CFO: 'Solid quarter' in 'transition year' Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 9:15 AM ET
    Coca-Cola CFO: 'Solid quarter' in 'transition year'

    CNBC's Sara Eisen reports on her conversation with Coca-Cola's chief financial officer after the company posted better-than-expected results.

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    Mad Money Lightning Round

    Are you ready skeedaddy???!!! It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Cramer Remix: Calling for this CEO's head Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 7:12 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    This Buffett-backed executive isn’t getting any special treatment from Mad Money host Jim Cramer

  • Cramer: Hey, haters! Back off of Yahoo Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 6:44 PM ET
    Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer delivers a keynote address at the 2014 International CES in Las Vegas.

    Jim Cramer recognizes the wins that Marissa Mayer has made during her tenure as Yahoo CEO.

  • Cramer calls for Coke chiefs head Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 6:34 PM ET
    Coca-Cola Coke

    Jim Cramer takes a deep dive into the earnings release for Coca-Cola, and has had enough of the excuses from Muhtar Kent.

  • Coca-Cola reports revenue miss Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 7:45 AM ET
    Coca-Cola reports revenue miss

    John Faucher, JPMorgan beverage analyst, breaks down the company's quarterly numbers and shares his thoughts on the Coke's plans to cut costs.

  • Beware of drinking Coca-Cola's Kool-Aid Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 1:57 PM ET
    An electronic billboard advertising Coca-Cola in Medford, Massachusetts

    Coca-Cola showed a slight improvement in soda sales trends in the first quarter. But it a real turnaround may be a ways off.

  • Coke corporate shakeup reveals possible successor Friday, 13 Dec 2013 | 3:47 PM ET
    J. Alexander M. "Sandy" Douglas Jr.

    The departure of a possible Coca-Cola chief executive has put the global chief customer officer in contention to eventually succeed CEO Muhtar Kent.

  • 7 reasons why the market is topping: Doug Kass Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 8:05 AM ET
    Douglas Kass at the Reach poker tournament in New York.

    Doug Kass says the market is currently making a top. Here are his seven reasons why.

  • Coca-Cola's profit up even as sales disappoint Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 11:09 AM ET

    NEW YORK-- The Coca-Cola Co. has a formula for growth in the volatile economic climate: sell more of its drinks in emerging markets and evolve its stable of products at home, where concerns over sugary drinks are intensifying.

  • Change the Tax Code, Level the Field: Coca-Cola CEO Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 1:57 PM ET

    The U.S. needs comprehensive tax reform "so that U.S. corporations, small, medium-size and large, can have a level playing field," Coca-Cola Chairman Muhtar Kent told CNBC Thursday.

  • Warren Buffett and Muhtar Kent Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 8:35 AM ET
    Warren Buffett and Muhtar Kent

    The U.S. economy is better than it was 18 months ago but the recovery is still mixed, with Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman/CEO and Muhtar Kent, Coca-Cola chairman/CEO.