Coca Cola executive invited to anti-Armenian event in US -
The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) plans to hold series of events in U.S. against recognition of the Armenian Genocide.
According to Avrupagazete website, ATAA will hold a series of anti-Armenian events ahead of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide where prominent Turks have been invited. One of them is CEO of Coca Cola Muhtar Kent.
ATAA also plans to spread denial materials via social networks, as well as publish Turkish scholars' opinions in articles and books dedicated to the 1915 events.
Muhtar Kent was born in New York, where his father, Necdet Kent was the Turkish consul-general.
In May 2005, Kent joined Coca-Cola company and was appointed president and chief operating officer of the company’s North Asia, Eurasia and Middle East Group.