Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Time: 12:00 - 2:00pm
Tokyo American Club, Brooklyn Room
Speaker: Khalil Younes,
Executive Vice President, Marketing & New Businesses, Coca-Cola Japan
Member Fee: ¥4,000
Guest Fee: ¥7,400
Meal: Plated Lunch
Registration/Cancellation Deadline: Thursday, July 11, noon
Coca-Cola (Japan) Co., Ltd. is one of the most innovative business units in the world. The growth of new brands in this market has been a global highlight for the company. Of the 21 brands Coca-Cola markets worldwide that have at least $1 billion in annual sales, four were invented and brought to market in Japan: Georgia (coffee), Aquarius (sports), I LOHAS (water), and Ayataka (green tea).
At this event, Khalil Younes, Executive Vice President of Marketing and New Businesses at Coca-Cola (Japan) Co., Ltd., will explain how the company is innovating and leading in Japan by introducing recent best practices. Also, he will talk about how to be a good leader in Japan based on his five years of experience with the company here.
About the Speaker:
Khalil Younes is the leader of Marketing and New Businesses at Coca-Cola (Japan) Co., Ltd., where he is responsible for profitably growing one of the most complex brands and categories portfolio of The Coca-Cola Company globally.
He has held leadership roles with The Coca-Cola Company, the Carlsberg Group and The Procter & Gamble Company in marketing and general management, with local, regional, and global assignments in Asia, Europe, and the United States.
Khalil is a dual citizen of France and Lebanon, and graduated from Harvard Business School with a Master’s Degree in business administration. He was appointed a Knight Chevalier of France National Order of Merit in recognition of his distinguished civil achievements.
Karl H. Hahne, Kiran S. Sethi Co-Chairs
Reiko Nakamura, Wolfgang Bierer, Vice Chairs
ACCJ Retail Committee
NOTE 1: This event is OFF THE RECORD.
NOTE 2: If you cancel after the stated deadline, the full meeting fee will be charged to your account. All guests must be accompanied by an ACCJ member. Sorry, no substitutions or walk-ins.
NOTE 3: If you are driving to Tokyo American Club, please inform the ACCJ of the make, model, color, and plate number of the vehicle by the registration deadline as arrangements must be made. A ¥2,200 parking fee will apply.