Chief Executive Officer North America

Shane Grant
Chief Executive Officer North America

Business address: 17, boulevard Haussmann – 75009 Paris – France


Chief Executive Officer North America

Arrived at Danone: 2020 

Personal background – experience and expertise

Shane Grant was appointed Executive Vice President & CEO Danone North America in May 2020.


Before joining Danone, Shane Grant spent almost 20 years with The Coca-Cola Company, where he held various leadership roles of increasing scale in marketing, commercial and general management, including SVP Glacéau and President, Coca-Cola Canada before being appointed President of the Still beverages business unit for Coca-Cola North America. Appointed to the role in January 2019, there he led the water, sports, tea and coffee businesses for Coca-Cola North America.


Shane initially joined Coca-Cola in Sydney, Australia, in 2000 and held brand and category leadership roles across Australia, New Zealand, then globally based in Atlanta. Before joining Coca-Cola, Shane worked for Unilever in Australia and New Zealand where he held sales, supply chain and brand management positions.


Shane is a native of New Zealand. He holds Business and Arts degrees from the University of Auckland in New Zealand. He has resided in North America since 2005.