Coca-Cola Amatil’s Managing Director Australian Beverages, Barry O’Connell will step down after four years with the company.
The company said in a statement that Peter McLoughlin will take over from O’Connell (pictured) pending the completion of a full internal and external search.
O’Connell, who took charge of the beverage supplier’s Australian operations in July 2014 after running the group’s New Zealand business, will return to Europe.
“Over the last three years Barry has built a strong foundation for our Australian Beverages business through his leadership of our transformation program and focus on rebalancing our portfolio to deliver a sustainable business for tomorrow,” said Amatil Group Managing Director Alison Watkins.
The company said that McLoughlin will continue to implement the initiatives currently underway across the Australian market.
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