Effective April 1st, 2020, Dr. Zoltan Syposs was appointed to the role of Vice President, Quality, Safety & Environment (QSE) at The Coca-Cola Company. In the role of VP QSE, Zoltan is responsible for leading global strategies for quality, food safety; sustainability; operational health and safety; leading global technical governance; technical risk management; policies and requirements.
Zoltan is a proven global system leader with over 20 years of experience working across both The Coca-Cola Company and bottling operations. Zoltan joined Coca-Cola in 2000 as Quality Manager in Central Europe. Since then, he has held several operational leadership roles in Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company in manufacturing, supply chain and Technical operations, QSE management and Supply Chain Technical Manager/QA Manager at Beverage Partners Worldwide.
Zoltan holds a Master of Science degree in Horticulture & Food Science from the University of Horticulture & Food Industry in Hungary and a Ph.D. degree in Food Microbiology from Szent Istvan University. Since 2016 he serves as an Associate Professor at the Szent Istvan University, Hungary, Department Food Safety & Microbiology. In 2019 Zoltan was elected as a member of the Advisory Board at the Nova School of Business and Economics, Leadership for Impact Knowledge Center in Portugal. As of 2021 Zoltan is a member of the GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative) Steering Committee.