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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):

January 14, 2020


(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 001-02217 58-0628465
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

One Coca-Cola Plaza    
Atlanta, Georgia   30313
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (404) 676-2121




Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the Registrant under any of the following provisions:

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))


Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.25 Par Value KO New York Stock Exchange
0.000% Notes Due 2021 KO21B New York Stock Exchange
Floating Rate Notes Due 2021 KO21C New York Stock Exchange
1.125% Notes Due 2022 KO22 New York Stock Exchange
0.125% Notes Due 2022 KO22B New York Stock Exchange
0.75% Notes Due 2023 KO23B New York Stock Exchange
0.500% Notes Due 2024 KO24 New York Stock Exchange
1.875% Notes Due 2026 KO26 New York Stock Exchange
0.750% Notes Due 2026 KO26C New York Stock Exchange
1.125% Notes Due 2027 KO27 New York Stock Exchange
1.250% Notes Due 2031 KO31 New York Stock Exchange
1.625% Notes Due 2035 KO35 New York Stock Exchange
1.100% Notes Due 2036 KO36 New York Stock Exchange


Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).


Emerging growth company


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the Registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange







Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On January 14, 2020, Ronald W. Allen provided notice to The Coca-Cola Company (the “Company”) of his intention not to stand for reelection at the Company’s 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareowners (the “2020 Annual Meeting”). Mr. Allen will remain a director and maintain his committee memberships through the 2020 Annual Meeting.


A copy of the Company’s press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.





Item 9.01(d)Financial Statements and Exhibits.


Exhibit No. Description
Exhibit 99.1 Press Release of The Coca-Cola Company, dated January 14, 2020.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

    /s/ John Murphy
Date: January 14, 2020 John Murphy
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer