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Coca-Cola executive Saunders Jones retiring

Coca-Cola executive Ingrid Saunders Jones, (right) during a Jackie Robinson Foundation awards program, will retire from the company and the Coca-Cola Foundation on June 1 after 30 years of service. (Courtesy photo).
Coca-Cola executive Ingrid Saunders Jones, (right) during a Jackie Robinson Foundation awards program, will retire from the company and the Coca-Cola Foundation on June 1 after 30 years of service. (Courtesy photo).
[THE ATLANTA VOICE]

ATLANTA – Longtime activist and civic leader Ingrid Saunders Jones is retiring from Coca-Cola after 30 years of notable service with the company, officials announced this week.

Jones, senior vice president of Global Community Connections and chair of the Coca-Cola Foundation, will retire on June 1. Former Atlanta City Council president and Grady Health Foundation president Lisa Borders will assume both roles, effective May 1.

As a testament to her longtime leadership, Jones has received many honors from organizations ranging from the National Urban League and the Jackie Robinson Foundation to the Executive Leadership Council, National Women’s Research Alliance and the YWCA of Atlanta, officials said.

Read more about Ingrid Saunders Jones legacy at The Atlanta Voice.

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