Muhtar Kent is a popular Turkish-American entrepreneur and businessman in America. Mr. Kent has completed his Bs degree in Economics and has since then soared his way in the global business community. For many years of his career, Muhtar Kent was very closely associated with the famous Coca-Cola company. Having been responsible for the company’s Turkey and Central Asian region, Kent further upgraded to a part of the European division, as well as Coca-Cola International with 23 countries under him.
From one region and country to another, from one position to another, Muhtar Kent soon became the President of Coca-Cola International, followed by becoming the CEO of the company. Mr. Kent then stepped down only to become its Chairman. Starting his journey from 1985 with Coca-Cola, Muhtar Kent wrapped his era in one of the most popular and highly demanding companies in 2019.
Apart from Coca-Cola, Mr. Kent has also worked for Efes Beverage Group, The Consumer Goods Forum, and the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum. Extending to world affairs, Kent has been on the board of the US-China Business Council, and National Committee on US-China Relations, and Emeritus of the U.S. ASEAN Business Council. With such leadership-related experience, Kent is the Director of 3M Co. and is on the board of Emory University, Catalyst University, Special Olympics International, as well as of the Cambridge China Development Trust.
Muhtar Kent Net Worth
|CURRENT NET WORTH||Job Title||Current SALARY||Source of Wealth|
|$18 Million USD||Business Executive, Independent Director of 3M Co.||$325,752||3M, Emory University, Catalyst University, Special Olympics International, Cambridge China Development Trust.|
Having started his career with just an Economics Degree in College, Muhtar Kent landed himself a superb position in one of the world’s largest companies. From then, his upgrades from one position to another have been impeccable which further influenced his positions in other organizations. Surely, a man of such regard is one of the richest people in the US.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Muhtar Kent doing now?
Muhtar Kent is said to be on the boards of the following:
3M, Emory University, Catalyst University, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Special Olympics International Cambridge China Development Trust.
He is also the Independent Director of 3M Corp.
Who was the CEO before James Quincey?
James Quincey has been one of the CEOs of Coca-Cola. Before becoming the company’s CEO, he was the President and COO of Coca-Cola. During his presidency and work as the COO, Muhtar Kent was the company’s CEO. In December 2016, it was announced by Coca-Cola that Kent had decided to step down in the following year’s May. Therefore, when in May 2017, Kent became Coca-Cola’s chairman instead, Quincey became the CEO.