Speaker Profile

Christina Ruggiero
Chief Procurement Officer / Coca-Cola Refreshments and Coca-Cola North America

Christina Ruggiero serves as chief procurement officer at Coca-Cola North America, and president and chief executive officer for Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services, an organization that aggregates and optimizes supplier and customer-related activities for the U.S. bottling franchise network. Prior to Coca-Cola, she was vice president, procurement at Diageo, where she led procurement and supply chain teams globally, including teams in the U.S.1), Africa, Europe, and Russia. While at Diageo, Ms. Ruggiero was honored by DiversityPlus Magazine as one of their “2012 Top 25 Women in Power Impacting Diversity” for driving diversity both internally and externally. She has a master’s in management (University of Huddersfield, U.K.) and a B.S. in information sciences (Marymount College), where she graduated summa cum laude, valedictorian. In addition, Ms. Ruggiero is a veteran of the U.S. Navy, where she was a cryptologist for the National Security Agency.