Chief Executive Officer,
Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd.
Christina Ruggiero was recently named CEO of Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB).
HCCB is the largest bottling partner of The Coca-Cola Company in India. HCCB is a part of The Coca-Cola Company’s Bottling Investments Group (BIG) and responsible for the manufacture, package, sale and distribution of beverages under the trademarks of The Coca-Cola Company.
Most recently, she served as Chief Procurement Officer for the Coca-Cola System within North America, and President and CEO for Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services, LLC (CCBSS), an organization that aggregates and optimizes supplier and customer-related activities for the U.S. bottling franchise network.
Christina previously served as Chief Procurement Officer, for Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales and Services and Vice President, Procurement for Coca-Cola Refreshments.
Prior to Coca-Cola, Christina was Vice President, Procurement, for Diageo plc, where she led procurement and supply chain teams globally, including teams in the United States, Africa, Europe, and Russia. While at Diageo, Christina was honored by DiversityPlus Magazine as one of their "2012 Top 25 Women in Power Impacting Diversity" for driving diversity both internally and externally.
Christina holds a Masters of Management (University of Huddersfield, UK) and a Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences (Marymount College), where she graduated Summa Cum Laude, Valedictorian. She also attended the Coca-Cola Leadership Program at Harvard Business School. In addition, Christina is a veteran of the U.S. Navy where she was a cryptologist for the National Security Agency.
Christina will relocate to Bangalore with her husband Herb and their two boys.