The CPG Guys

Pursuing a Latticed Career with Coca-Cola’s Dagmar Boggs

November 01, 2023 Peter V.S. Bond, Sri Rajagopalan & Bryan Gildenberg Season 1 Episode 330
The CPG Guys
Pursuing a Latticed Career with Coca-Cola’s Dagmar Boggs
Show Notes

It’s women's month on the CPGGGUYS. Every year in November we feature only female executives, startup founders and leaders from CPG brands and retail on the podcast. This is episode one for the cpg guys women’s month 2023.
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The CPGGUYS speak to our sixth guest to come from the iconic CPG manufacturer the Coca-Cola Company, where she has spent the entirety of her professional career since graduating from Rollins College. In her 2+ decade tenure with Coca-Cola, Dagmar Boggs has worked in a number of key leadership positions across North America including Global and National Customers in Retail and Foodservice, Franchise Leadership, and Operations. Earlier roles include North America Chief Customer Officer, President of Global 7-Eleven, Vice President of Global Burger King, Vice President, and Global Customer Strategic Capabilities. Most recently, she served as Chief Customer Officer for North America. At the beginning of this year, she was named President of Foodservice and On-Premise, and if she isn’t already busy enough, she serves as a board member of Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), Food Marketing Institute (FMI), and Nextup, formerly the Network of Executive Women.

Here's what we asked Dagmar : 

  1. Take us through your career journey from Rollins College to retail customer partnerships to President of food service at the world's most beloved beverage Coca-Cola?
  2. What leadership attributes have served you well over the years and championed your career success?
  3. A successful leader builds a good team around them. What do you look for in a team and how do you help build teams?
  4. It's an omnichannel world - how did you adapt over the pandemic and stay abreast of these trends?
  5. Talk to us about your involvement over the years with Nextup and advancing all women in business and now as a board member what are you personally focused on?
  6. The role you have in foodservice leadership is anchored on refreshing beverage satisfaction for consumers. How do you help drive this to deliver for your consumers and retail partners?
  7. What advice do you have for other women wishing to pursue a corporate career in the CPG/Retail industry?

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