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Coca-Cola Amatil appoints new group managing director

Staff writer |
Sydney, Australia - December 2, 2013, Sydney, Australia - Coca-Cola Amatil Limited, a beverage company, announces the appointment of Alison Watkins as group managing director, effective March 3, 2014.

Ms. Watkins is currently the Chief Executive Officer of GrainCorp. Ms Watkins is an experienced Chief Executive Officer and ASX 20 company Board Director with experience across alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, food processing, agriculture, retail, consumer goods and financial services.

Prior to her role at GrainCorp she held a number of Executive roles including CEO of Berri Limited, and is a former partner of McKinsey & Company. She was formerly a non-executive Director of Woolworths Limited and is currently a non-executive Director of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited.

As a direct result of her appointment as the new Group Managing Director of CCA, Ms. Watkins intends to resign from her non-executive directorship of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited in April 2014.

Ms. Watkins will replace CCA’s current long-serving Group Managing Director, Terry Davis, who will step down from his position on this date.


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