President, Calderon Lopez Figueroa Associates
Rodrigo Calderon is president of Calderon Lopez Figueroa Associates in Mexico. The firm specializes in the management of institutional relations in the fields of education and social responsibility, working with clients such as the Escuela Bancaria y Comercial, Mexico's oldest and most distinguished private business school, and The Coca-Cola Foundation.
In his long career with The Coca-Cola Company, which began in 1996, Calderon held positions of increasing responsibility in the area of public affairs and communications. He retired as VP for Public Affairs and Communications for Latin America in 2012. The same year, he was named president of The Coca-Cola Foundation in Mexico, a position he held through 2014.
Calderon chairs the Latin American chapter of the Americas Health Foundation in Washington, DC and is an active member of Alerta Ambiental, a Mexican NGO involved in the protection of the environment.
A graduate of Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico, he also holds diplomas from INSEAD, the Université Jean Moulin’s Lyon School of Management in France, and the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México.