G. Scott Uzzell is President and Chief Executive Officer of Converse Inc. for Nike. Prior to Nike, Uzzell was President, Venturing & Emerging Brands Group (VEB), Coca-Cola North America for The Coca-Cola Company.
In this role, Uzzell and his team looked for future trends to identify the next potential winning beverage brands for Coca-Cola’s total beverage portfolio, and they identify and nurture the next series of billion-dollar brands. The VEB portfolio includes brands, such as Honest Tea, ZICO Coconut Water, Fairlife Milk, Suja Juice and Topo Chico.
Uzzell has held a variety of leadership roles across the business, including Strategy & Planning, Vice President of the McDonald’s U.S. Division, Vice President of Business Development and Vice President of Strategy and Marketing within VEB.
Uzzell was named Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Zico Beverages, LLC, in early 2013 and later named Zico Beverage’s Chief Executive Officer.
Uzzell serves on the boards of SC Johnson; Fairlife, LLC; and Suja Juice Company.
He is a member of the Florida A&M University Foundation Board.
Uzzell holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Florida A&M University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Chicago.