Angus Haig, formerly International General Counsel – Asia Pacific for The Coca-Cola Company, is a seasoned International General Counsel with over 24 years of extensive global legal and business experience (19 years with The Coca-Cola Company) who has lived and worked overseas in Asia Pacific, Europe, Eurasia, the Middle East and the United States. A proven proactive hands on Leader and People Manager, he prides himself on providing pragmatic commercial, strategic and innovative legal counsel and solutions to complex and day-to-day business issues and objectives. He has deep experience in partnering closely with Senior business executives and cross functional Leadership Teams such as Finance, Human Resources, Operations, Risk Management, Marketing, M&A, Tax and Public/Government Affairs. He is also skilled in efficiently solving legal, regulatory and business issues across multiple jurisdictions while taking into account diverse cultural sensitivities and implications.
Mr. Haig began his career in Adelaide, South Australia, where he was born. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree and his Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of Adelaide. After working as an Associate to a Supreme Court Judge then as a solicitor in Adelaide for several years he moved to Sydney, Australia and joined The Coca-Cola Company in 1998 as Division Marketing Counsel for Coca-Cola South Pacific. In 2001 he was promoted to Region Counsel for Coca-Cola Australia.
In late 2006, Mr. Haig moved from Australia to The Coca-Cola Company headquarters in Atlanta as Senior Managing Counsel. In December 2013 he was promoted to International General Counsel Asia Pacific Group and General Counsel Japan and relocated to Tokyo Japan. Mr. Haig currently serves on the Board of the International Dyslexia Association and its Ethics & Standards Committee and its Nominations & Governance Committee. He is a Member of the Board of Trustees of The Howard School (a school specializing in educating children with Learning Differences/Disabilities) in Atlanta. He also serves on the Advisory Board of InTheHouse.org, an online In-house Counsel Networking and Development Community.
Mr Haig is currently based in Atlanta, Georgia.