Coca-Cola names Brian Smith chief operating officer
Coca-Cola Co on Thursday appointed company veteran Brian Smith as its chief operating officer, a role that has been vacant since James Quincey became chief executive officer last year.
Smith, who serves as president of the beverage company`s Europe, Middle East and Africa group, begins his new role from January.
Coca-Cola also said Chief Financial Officer Kathy Waller would retire by the end of the year and be replaced by John Murphy, the president of Coke`s Asia Pacific unit.
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