Susanne Hall is the Vice President of the West Region for Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, Inc., based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where she leads approximately 2,600 associates in 12 sales centers spanning most of the state of Louisiana and South Mississippi. On April 26, 2022, Coca-Cola UNITED’s board of directors elected Susanne to succeed Mike Suco as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, effective August 1, 2022. She joined Coca-Cola UNITED in June 2015 as Vice President of Transition and Integration Planning, leading the company’s refranchising efforts. Susanne has served as Vice President of Coca-Cola UNITED’s West Region since January 2016.
Susanne has been with the Coca-Cola system since 1996. Prior to joining UNITED, she served as the Senior Vice President of Region Sales and Operations for Coca-Cola Refreshments, responsible for sales and field operations in 22 states along the East Coast, as well as the U.S. Virgin Islands. She also held several additional senior level positions in finance, category management, sales and operations. Her food and beverage industry experience also includes finance and accounting positions at Avery Island, La.-based McIlhenny Company (TABASCO®).
A graduate of the University of New Orleans with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Susanne became a Certified Public Accountant in 1991 (currently non-participating). Her board experience includes The Louisiana Beverage Association (President), Louisiana Boys and Girls Club (BOD & Chair of Board Development), Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BOD and Executive Committee Member), Louisiana Art and Science Museum, Georgia C5, Alabama Bottlers Council, Georgia Chamber of Commerce and the Georgia Food Industry Association. In addition, she is a member of the Network of Executive Women (NEW).
Susanne is a native of Louisiana, although she spent a decade working in Atlanta, Susanne and her family moved back to Louisiana in the summer of 2015 to join Coca-Cola UNITED. Susanne lives in Baton Rouge with her husband, Steve, and their daughter Caroline.