Coca-Cola Scales up Investments in Africa as Company’s Global CEO, Quincey, Visits Africa


Global CEO and Chairman of the Coca-Cola Company, James Quincey, has visited Nigeria and South Africa, where he met with business and political leaders as the company scaled up investments and looked forward to continued growth on the continent.

Chief among Quincey’s engagements was discussions with Africa’s foremost entrepreneur and industrialist, Aliko Dangote, who stands out as an example of indigenous African investors, driving growth across the continent.

Other engagements included meetings with top executives from Discovery Group, MTN, Unilever and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, and thought leaders such as Tony Elumelu (Chairman of Heirs Holding), Doyin Salami (Chairman of Nigeria’s Economic Advisory Council) and Fred Swaniker from the Africa Leadership Academy. These engagements provided Quincey and his team with critical insights about Africa’s opportunities.

“Having operated in Africa for over 90 years as a local business in every country, we believe Africa is a region that will increasingly influence…

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