Monica Howard Douglas

, Independent Director Monica Howard Douglas

Ms. Douglas currently serves as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for The Coca-Cola Company. Ms. Douglas has served in various roles for The Cola-Cola Company, including as General Counsel, North America from January 2018 through April 2021, also serving as Chief Compliance Officer from January 2021 through April 2021, Legal Director in South Africa from September 2013 through December 2017 and a Vice-President of Supply Chain and Consumer Affairs from 2008 through 2013. Ms. Douglas began her career as an attorney at Troutman Sanders in the labor and employment group. In addition to her professional accomplishments, Ms. Douglas has demonstrated a strong commitment to philanthropic efforts. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Junior Achievement USA, an organization that provides programs for children in kindergarten through twelfth grade, which foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills; a member of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., membership organization of mothers with children ages two through nineteen, dedicated to nurturing future African American leaders by strengthening children through leadership development, volunteer service, philanthropic giving and civic duty; and a member of Cool Girls, Inc., an organization dedicated to the self-empowerment of girls. Ms. Douglas is also a member of the National Bar Association, the Georgia Bar, and the Georgia Women’s Bar Association. In May 2019, Ms. Douglas was recognized as a Diversity Champion by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. She earned a Juris Doctor degree from Stanford Law School, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan.