ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE: CCE) (Euronext Paris: CCE) today
announced Damian Gammell has joined the company as Chief Operating
Officer, effective immediately, following an announcement of his
appointment earlier this year. Mr. Gammell will serve as a member of
Coca-Cola Enterprises’ Executive Leadership Team and will report
directly to John F. Brock, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Gammell served as President and Chief
Executive Officer of Anadolu Beverage Group, one of the world’s largest
beverage companies and owner of Coca-Cola Icecek. He joined Anadolu in
2010 from The Coca-Cola Company, where he served as head of the
Company’s operations in Germany since 2005 and in Russia from 2001 to
2004. During his 20-year career with the Coca-Cola system, Mr. Gammell
has also worked in Eastern Europe, Australia, Korea, Indonesia, Turkey,
and Pakistan, among other locations.
“We are pleased to officially welcome Damian to Coca-Cola Enterprises,
where his experience leading global beverage bottling organizations and
his knowledge of both the Coca-Cola system and the European marketplace
will benefit us immensely,” said Mr. Brock. “Damien’s track record of
results-driven commercial expertise and his ability to drive
high-performing cultures speaks for itself. We look forward to working
with him as he transitions into his new leadership role.”
Mr. Gammell holds a Master of Science in change management from Oxford
University and HEC Paris. He has also completed programs at the Kennedy
School of Government, Harvard University, and the Dublin Institute of
Technology. In 2009, Mr. Gammell was nominated as Young Global Leader of
the World Economic Forum and has served on the organization’s healthcare
Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. is the leading Western European marketer,
producer, and distributor of non-alcoholic ready-to-drink beverages and
one of the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottlers. CCE is the
sole licensed bottler for products of The Coca-Cola Company in Belgium,
continental France, Great Britain, Luxembourg, Monaco, the Netherlands,
Norway, and Sweden. CCE operates with a local focus and has 17
manufacturing sites across Europe, where the company manufactures nearly
90 percent of its products in the markets in which they are consumed.
Sustainability is core to CCE’s business, and the company has been
recognized by leading organizations in North America and Europe for its
progress in water use reduction, carbon footprint reduction, and
recycling initiatives. For more information about CCE, please visit www.cokecce.com
and follow the company on Twitter at @cokecce.
Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc.
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