Alanna Cotton is President and Chief Business Officer of Ferrero North America, where she is responsible for driving continued growth for Ferrero’s business in the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean. She joined Ferrero from The Coca-Cola Company where she was President of Operations for Central & Eastern Europe, serving as general manager for 26 countries and over 150 brands. Prior to that, Cotton served as Senior Vice President and General Manager at Samsung Electronics America, where she led the high-growth segments of the consumer technology markets, including personal computing, virtual reality, wearables, and mobile audio. She has also held executive positions at PepsiCo and Procter & Gamble.
Cotton holds an MBA from Stanford University and a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from Northwestern University.