Shaun B. Higgins

shaunShaun currently sits on a number of boards, serves as an executive coach to senior corporate leaders, and is a beverage industry consultant. He recently stepped down from the Aryzta AG Board, a global food company listed on the Swiss and Irish stock exchanges. He is also on the Board of the Lincoln Hall Foundation, the Merry-Go-Round Foundation and Carmine Labriola, Inc. Shaun’s international career has spanned two continents, with 30 years in the beverage industry and 5 years in Public Accounting. He has served in both the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer roles. Shaun has held a number of senior level positions in the Coca Cola system, including President and Chief Operating Officer of Coca Cola Canada, Chief Strategist & Planning Officer, and Chief Financial Officer of Coca Cola Enterprises.
Prior to retiring, Shaun was the President of Coca Cola Enterprises Europe, a division with over $6 billion in Revenues and 11,000 employees. Before joining the Coca Cola system, he was Chief Financial Officer of Joyce Beverages Inc., the largest Seven-Up bottler in the USA, during which time he negotiated and financed a leverage buyout with First Boston. He received a BBA degree in Public Accounting from Pace University. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors.