|Birth Day||November 18, 1931|
|Age||89 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Oct 18, 1997 (age 65)|
Late businessman who served as the Director, Chairman and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company from 1980 until his death in 1997. He is remembered for high-profile decisions like the purchase and subsequent sale of the film studio Columbia Pictures.
He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Yale University before returning to his home country, Cuba, in 1958.
He is an avid dog breeder whose Corgi, Fizz, won the Best of Breed award at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in 1996 and 1997.
His son, Roberto, has served as the Professor of Catholic Theology at Boston College.
He and his family defected from Cuba to the United States following the rise to power of dictator Fidel Castro.