The debut of Diet
The 1980s was the era of leg warmers, headbands and the fitness craze – and a time of much change and innovation at The
In 1981, Roberto C Goizueta became chairman of the board of directors and CEO, and set about a complete overhaul of the company with a strategy he called ‘intelligent risk taking’.
Among his bold moves was organising the numerous US bottling operations into a new public company,
One of Goizueta’s other initiatives in 1985 was the development of a new taste for
Up next: the 1990s and brand new drinks…
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