J. Alexander M. Douglas Jr. ("Sandy") is president and chief operating officer of the North America Group of The Coca-Cola Company. Prior to this appointment he was senior vice president and chief customer officer of The Coca-Cola Company.
He was named vice president in 1994 assuming leadership of the CCE Sales & Marketing Group. In June 1998 his responsibilities were increased to include the entire North American Field Sales & Marketing Groups. He was appointed president of the North American Division in 2000.
After graduating from the University of Virginia in 1983 Mr. Douglas began his career at The Procter & Gamble Company working in a variety of sales and sales management positions.
Mr. Douglas joined The Coca-Cola Company in January 1988 as a district sales manager in Coca-Cola Fountain USA. He held a variety of positions with increasing responsibility both in CCUSA Fountain and Operations.
Mr. Douglas serves on the boards of Coca-Cola Enterprises Radiant Systems and GS1 US; and serves on the Industry Affairs Council of the Grocery Manufacturers Association