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Jose Quesada

Global Distribution Safety Manager
Board Member company since 2011

José Quesada has a bachelor’s degree with Honorific Mention as Industrial Engineer from Universidad Internacional de las Americas. He also graduated as a Chemist Analyst from Universidad de Costa Rica.

José has more than 18 years of broad business experience in the beverage industry across multiple business areas such as Logistics, Quality, Food Safety and Occupational Safety and has extensive experience in identifying needs and developing and implementing safety strategies with a focus on Distribution, Route to Market and Manufacturing areas.

Currently, José is responsible for supporting all Business Units around the world with strategies to improve safety performance in Route to Market in each activity since the product is loaded in the truck, until it is delivered to the customers. His goal is to ensure a safe workplace to employees, contractors and all people in touch with their products.

Before his current role, José worked as Occupational Safety Senior Manager in Coca-Cola Latin Center Business Unit from 2013-2016. During this time, Jose was responsible for leading High-Performance Teams and implementing Safety Strategies in 42 Bottler Plants and more than 238 Distribution Centers across 32 countries from Caribbean to Central and South America.