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Gianetta Jones

Vice President and Chief People Officer

Gianetta Jones is  Vice President and Chief People Officer at Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, Inc. On April 26, 2022,  Gianetta was named Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer, effective August 1, 2022.  She began her career with Coca-Cola in April 2007 as the Human Resources Director for Coca-Cola UNITED’s East Region. In 2015, Gianetta was promoted to Corporate Human Resources Director, where she has served until accepting her current position in 2018 as Vice President of Human Resources.

In her current role, Gianetta oversees the following departments within UNITED: Benefits, Compensation and Payroll, Employee Relations, Talent Acquisition, Compliance, and Learning & Organizational Development.

Prior to joining Coca-Cola UNITED, Gianetta began her career in the healthcare industry and held various benefit management roles. Subsequently, she was employed at both Mason Corporation as Human Resources Director and later Hyundai of Alabama, serving as Manager of Payroll, Benefits, Compensation & Relocation.

A native of Birmingham, AL, Gianetta graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business with a Finance concentration from Auburn University. She is a Board Member of the Birmingham Education Foundation, a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and an alumnus of Project Corporate Leadership in Birmingham.  She has also been appointed to serve on the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Board (WIOA), Region 5,  by Governor Kay Ivey.  Her community outreach involved serving on the Jefferson-Shelby Board for the Red Cross, the Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society, and volunteering with United Cerebral Palsy.

She and her husband, Clint, are proud to be a part of their Clanton, Alabama community and actively serve as members of First United Methodist Church. In their spare time, they enjoy their two (2) children and spoiling their six (6) grandchildren, conducting estate sales and appraising antiques.