Annual Edition 'Buying Power of
Black America' report breaks down billions in expenditures Black
consumers are responding to tighter economic condition by focusing more of
their spending on items and services that improve their homes and
lifestyle. That's one of the trends revealed in the 15th annual report,
"The Buying Power of Black America," published by Target Market News. The
report analyzes spending for black households in 2008 and finds that
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Coca-Cola Foodservice & On-Premise names Scott Young SVP, Strategy and
27, 2010) Scott Young was named Senior Vice President, Strategy and
Marketing, Coca-Cola North America Foodservice and On-Premise in May,
2010. In this role Scott has oversight for our Foodservice Customer
Marketing activities, along with overall Foodservice Marketing strategy
development. Scott manages an organization of over 100 headquarters and
field based marketing managers. Prior to this role, Scott was Senior
Vice President, Retail Sales for Coca-Cola North America. This position
entailed managing Coca-Cola’s retail customers across a number of
channels including Supermarkets, Mass, Club, Drug and Convenience
Scott has held a variety of sales and marketing positions in his 16+
years at The Coca-Cola Company, including Region Vice President, Central
Region where Scott was based in Dallas and managed the sales
organization of Coca-Cola Foodservice for 1/3 of the United States,
spanning 17 states. Scott also held numerous Director and Manager
Positions in Sales and Marketing.
Prior to joining The Coca-Cola Company, Scott worked in Brand Management
for the Procter and Gamble Company and in Sales for Monsanto Company.
Scott currently serves on the board of Breakthrough Atlanta.
Additionally, Scott was named one of Black MBA Magazine’s top 50 under
50 in 2005.
Born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, Scott received a BA in
Marketing from Morehouse College and an MBA from J.L. Kellogg Graduate
School (Northwestern University). Scott is married to Billie Jo (B.J.)
and they have two children – James, age 10 and Jordan, age 8. Scott and
his family reside in Atlanta, GA.