Dean's Executive Leadership Featuring Bill O'Brien, CEO of Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling
On November 7th the Graziadio Business School hosted the Dean’s Executive Leadership Series and invited Bill O’Brien, CEO of Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling, to speak about his career and share how Coca-Cola Bottling states up to date in the ever changing business world. Deryck J. van Rensburg, Dean of Graziadio Business School, led an insightful discussion with Bill on how Coca-Cola is innovating and producing new products, implementing artificial intelligence, and how the company overcome new challenges.
As one of five CEOs, Bill’s strategic leadership and “customer centric” approach has played a key role in helping return ownership of Coca-Cola’s U.S. operations to local partners. With over 41 million consumers in the beverage market, Coca-Cola is applying smart machines and data to drive higher performance in all aspects of the company. Bill shares how Coca-Cola is proactively modifying their operations and investing in new technology to remain successful in a changing economy.
To watch the Dean’s Executive Leadership Series with Bill O’Brien visit Pepperdine University live stream.