Peter R. Villegas is Vice President of Latin Affairs of the western region for The Coca-Cola Company. In his position, Mr. Villegas serves as a national spokesman for the company developing and managing the execution of local, regional and national strategies that position the Company as a leading corporate citizen in the U.S. Hispanic community. Peter’s responsibility include managing relationships with key local, state and national Hispanic community political, business and civic leaders.
Recognized as a regional and national corporate leader, Peter has wide-range knowledge of numerous corporate and community issues; he is responsible for key advocacy, civic, public policy & corporate initiatives.
Peter has 25 years of experience in corporate America. Peter began his career as a bank teller, and has spent the last 16 years in key management positions.
Villegas is a board member of the following organizations: United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Advisory Council, Central City Association, American Israel Public Affairs Committee National Council, The Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs, West Angeles CDC, Inland Empire Economic Partnership and the Friends of the National Museum of the American.
Peter received the 2012 United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Corporate Advocate of the year award and is recognized by the Orange County Business Journal as one of the most influential Hispanics in Orange County, CA, and in 2005, the Orange County Register identified Peter as one of the top ten people who will help shape the next 100 years of Orange County. Peter has been recognized as one of the top Latino Executives in corporate America by the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility.
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