Coca-Cola Refreshments (CCR), the bottling operations of North America, will be led by Paul Mulligan
, as President, CCR
CCR will become part of the Bottling Investments Group (BIG) and Mulligan will report to Irial Finan, president of BIG.
Mulligan is currently head of commercial for BIG, and region director responsible for Japan and Latin America BIG operations.
new role, CCR Canada, Product Supply Chain and Service, Bottler Commercial, Customer Care and Region Sales will report to Mulligan
Added Kent: "Sandy and Paul
are proven leaders with extensive System experience, and they will make a great team.
Sandy knows the U.S. business as well as any beverage executive and has played an integral leadership role in implementing our 21 st Century beverage partnership model in the U.S.
Paul is a very strong operator who brings 17 years of U.S. and international bottling experience to this new role.
will have the benefit of working closely with Irial, whose leadership of BIG
has significantly improved the performance of our company-owned bottling operations around the world.