Coca-Cola Company / CIO of EMEA
Sabine Everaet joined The Coca-Cola Company in 1995 after 4 years of consulting at KPMG and PriceWaterhouse. At Coca-Cola, she held various IT Management roles with increasing functional and geographic responsibilities. In 2007, Sabine joined The Coca-Cola Company’s Bottler Investment Group as Deployment Services Director implementing standard systems and processes for the bottling operations in China, Australia and The Philippines. In 2009, she was appointed Europe Group CIO, and became Europe, Middle-East & Africa CIO in 2016. Today, her focus is on ‘Digitizing the Enterprise’. Besides the internal program components that drive productivity, collaboration and engagement, this digital transformation primarily aims at digitizing with the consumer, with the customer, supported by advanced analytics. The EMEA-wide program and value delivery happens mainly through an insourced and continuously expanding regional delivery center in Sofia.
Sabine graduated as Business Engineer from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium). She was awarded ‘CIO of the Year’ in Belgium at the end of 2011, and named part of the 2016 ‘Top 50 Most Inspirational Women in European Technology’. Between 2013 and 2018, she chaired the Coca-Cola European Women Leadership Council. She is active in several external networks to support the advancement of females in their (IT) career. She has two years of external board member experience at a Belgian technology firm.