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J. Paul Austin

Coca-Cola Company

1966 - 1980

Food & Tobacco

Military ServiceNavy
1960 b. 1915
male
EducationTwoDegree
UndergraduateHarvard University
GraduateJD, Harvard University
Personal
Born-Died1915 - 1985
BirthplaceGeorgia (GA)
RaceWhite
FatherExecutive, High-Level
Era - 1960

Austin was instrumental in building Coke’s international presence. This was dramatically exhibited by his development of an exclusive agreement to market Coke in China in 1978. During his tenure as Coke’s third CEO, the company produced 15 consecutive years of market value growth.