Joanna Price has more than two decades of experience in public affairs and communications, particularly in the food and beverages sector.
Based in Atlanta, Joanna is Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications for Coca-Cola North America (CCNA). As a member of CCNA’s Executive Leadership Team, she manages the overall public affairs and communications strategy for The Coca-Cola Company’s North American business. Joanna leads multiple high-performing teams which focus on external communications, employee and leadership communications, community partnerships and stakeholder engagement, social commitment marketing, and government relations.
She previously was Vice President for Global Communications for The Coca-Cola Company, where she led the company’s global communications strategy, overseeing financial, executive leadership, digital, employee and corporate reputation communications.
During this time, Joanna managed the communications for the company’s largest brand acquisition, Costa Coffee, and Chairman transition. She also fundamentally reshaped how the company reported financial communications and measured corporate reputation.
Joanna joined The Coca-Cola Company more than fifteen years ago and has served in a range of public affairs and communications roles within the organization based in Australia, Hong Kong, China and the United States. She has led major corporate and public affairs initiatives including building and delivering strategies to enhance and protect the reputation of The Coca-Cola Company. This works draws on her extensive issues management experience, stakeholder mapping and engagement and partnership management skills.
Prior to Coca-Cola, she served in senior corporate positions in Kellogg’s and ACNielsen.
Joanna has tertiary qualifications in Masters of Marketing from Charles Sturt University and Bachelor of Business from Queensland University of Technology.