Executive Leadership


Stanley C. Ellington

Vice President, Supply Chain and Operations

Stan is the Vice President of Supply Chain and Operations for Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, Inc. headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. In his position, Stan is responsible for all manufacturing, warehouse operations, demand planning, and fleet facility operations within the Coca-Cola UNITED franchise territory.

Stan is a second generation bottler with 45+ years of supply chain experience. Since 1983, Stan has served the Coca-Cola system. Within his years of supply chain experience, he has held various management positions in Maintenance, Operations, Engineering, and currently serves as the leader of UNITED’s Supply Chain.

Starting in 2015, UNITED is installing their first automated order picking system that will be the first case pick automation solution on the Coke One North America (CONA) platform. UNITED was the first bottler to deploy the new CONA SAP solution, and has been a leader in the development of this 21st century platform.

Outside of work, Stan spends time with his wife, children and many grandchildren. He is an avid race fan, and travels to many NASCAR and NHRA races throughout the year.