Mr. Sthanunathan is the Vice President of Marketing Strategy & Insights of The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta heading up the function on a global basis. Prior to this role, Stan was Head of Knowledge & Insights for the Asia Group based in Hong Kong.
He started his career fourteen years ago in The Coca-Cola Company as Research Manager of the Middle East and North Africa Division based in London. Before joining Coca-Cola, Stan was General Manager of NFO in their Middle East, North Africa office based out of Dubai for five years.
His research career started in 1985 with Pathfinders: India with whom he was associated for almost seven years. Upon leaving, he was General Manager of the agency.
Stan earned his Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bombay University and followed this with his MBA from India Institute of Management in Bangalore, India.
Georgia Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, Board Member & President
Market Research Executive Advisory Board Member
Ehrenberg-Bass Institute for Marketing Science Advisory Board Member
Advertising Research Foundation (ARF-ORQC) Governing Board Co-Chair
Marketing Science Institute Trustee
Nielsen Global Advisory Council