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Wendy Clark, Coca-Cola SVP
Wendy Clark, Coca-Cola SVP
40 under 40 rank: 38

My biggest "almost" mistake was that I almost declined to interview with Coca-Cola. The headhunter said, "Are you crazy?" My husband said, "Are you crazy?" My mother said, "Get in there and dial that phone." So I did. Thankfully. --Jessica Shambora

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Last updated October 28 2009: 10:08 PM ET
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