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Coca-Cola VP/Content Emmanuel Seuge Departing To Launch Investment Firm

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 26 / 16

Coca-Cola VP/Content for North America EMMANUEL SEUGE  "is leaving the beverage giant to start his own company investing in startups," according to E.J. Schultz of AD AGE. Seuge "joined the company" in '97 as an intern. He played a "key role shaping Coke's approach to entertainment marketing a...

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