John R. Alm

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John R. Alm
Born(1945-01-11)January 11, 1945
Known forFormer President of Coca-Cola Enterprises

John R. Alm (born 1945) was a former president and chief executive officer for Coca-Cola Enterprises.

Life and work[edit]


Alm obtained a bachelor's degree in accounting at the University at Buffalo.[citation needed]

Although the University has a contract with Pepsi, there is one Coca-Cola vending machine on campus in honor of Alm.[citation needed]


It was in 1980 when Alm was hired by the Johnston Coca-Cola Bottling Group as senior vice president and chief financial officer. 11 years later, in 1991, the Johnston Coca-Cola Bottling Group merged with Coca-Cola Enterprises where Alm became vice president and kept his job as chief financial officer. After the two merged it was in 1996 when he was elected as senior vice president. Then in 1997 he was promoted to executive vice president and in April 1999 promoted to principal operating officer.[1] In 2004 he was promoted to chief executive officer. One year later in 2005 Alm became the president of Coca-Cola Enterprises. Since 2001, Alm has been a part of the board of directors for Coca-Cola Enterprises. He retired from the company on January 1, 2006[2] and join Kimberly-Clark since February 22, 2006.[3]


  1. ^ "Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. Announces Succession Plan; Lowry F. Kline Named CEO and John R. Alm to be Elected to the Board". 2001. Archived from the original on 2009-07-15. Retrieved 2001-04-12.
  2. ^ "Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. Board Elects John R. Alm Chief Executive Officer". 2003. Retrieved 2003-12-16.
  3. ^ Kimberly-Clark Elects Former Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. President and CEO John R. Alm To Its Board Of Directors Kimberly-Clark February 22, 2006