The Board of Directors of The Coca-Cola Company Elects Corporate Secretary, Declares Quarterly Dividend

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Board of Directors of The Coca-Cola Company today elected Jennifer
Manning as Corporate Secretary and Associate General Counsel.

In this role, Manning oversees planning for the Board of Directors and
its committees, ensures compliance with applicable laws, including NYSE
listing standards and SEC regulations, and advises on corporate
governance and regulatory developments impacting the Company.

Manning joined the Office of the Secretary as Senior Managing Counsel in
2016 and before that served as Senior Counsel supporting the Company’s
Mergers and Acquisitions and Finance functions. Before joining the
Company in 2008, Manning worked as a corporate attorney at Paul
Hastings, LLP and McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (now Dentons US LLP). She
has a Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law
and a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University.

She succeeds Gloria Bowden, who will continue to serve as an adviser to
the Legal, Human Resources and Finance functions through first quarter
2017. Bowden joined the Company in 1999. She has served in the Office of
the Secretary since 2009, first as Assistant Secretary and later as
Corporate Secretary.

Quarterly Dividend

The Board today also declared a regular quarterly dividend of 35 cents
per common share. The dividend is payable Dec. 15, 2016 to shareowners
of record as of Dec. 1, 2016. The Board earlier this year approved the
company’s 54th consecutive annual dividend increase, raising
the quarterly dividend 6 percent from 33 cents to 35 cents per common
share. This is equivalent to an annual dividend of $1.40 per share, up
from $1.32 per share in 2015.

About The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage
company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still
brands and more than 3,800 beverage choices. Led by Coca-Cola, one of
the world’s most valuable and recognizable brands, our company’s
portfolio features 20 billion-dollar brands, 18 of which are available
in reduced-, low- or no-calorie options. Our billion-dollar brands
include Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta, Sprite, Dasani, vitaminwater,
Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Del Valle, Georgia and Gold Peak. Through
the world’s largest beverage distribution system, we are the No. 1
provider of both sparkling and still beverages. More than 1.9 billion
servings of our beverages are enjoyed by consumers in more than 200
countries each day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable
communities, our company is focused on initiatives that reduce our
environmental footprint, create a safe, inclusive work environment for
our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities
where we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we rank among the
world’s top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system
associates. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at,
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