Stacey Valy Panayiotou serves as the Global Head of Talent and Development for The Coca-Cola Company. Stacey’s primary responsibilities leading this Center of Expertise (COE) are to partner with operating leadership to set the enterprise talent and development strategy and design leading practice solutions to meet the changing business and talent needs. Stacey’s leadership of the Global Talent and Learning Development community focuses on the design, development and implementation of talent and leadership development spanning across The Coca-Cola System.
Stacey brings over twenty years of experience across a variety of roles in Human Resources, both in generalist and specialist roles. Her passion for bringing out the best in talent based on the needs of the business has served her well throughout her career and especially in her current role. Most recently, Stacey served as VP of Talent & Development, Organizational Effectiveness and Diversity & Inclusion and Learning for the Coca-Cola North America Group. Stacey previously held the role of Vice President of Human Resources for the West Business Unit of Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. (CCE). Before joining CCE, Stacey worked in Corporate Human Resources with The Coca-Cola Company. Prior to that, she led the Organization Development function for Pactiv Corporation, a packaging company based outside of Chicago.
Stacey holds two Master’s Degrees from Loyola University Chicago (Institute of Human Resources & Industrial Relations) and a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Iowa. She is married to Drew Panayiotou and has one son, Alex. In her free time she loves to spend time outdoors, cooking and volunteering.