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Coca-Cola Ireland Appoints New Country Manager

Published on Feb 22 2017 11:45 AM in A-Brands tagged: Coca-Cola Zero Sugar / Coca-Cola Ireland / Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company / diet coke

Coca-Cola Ireland Appoints New Country Manager

The Coca-Cola Company has announced that Petre Șandru has been appointed Country Manager of Coca-Cola Ireland, according to a statement it issued today (22 February).

Șandru will lead the Irish team as it supports the growth of each brand in its portfolio by 'developing and implementing well-defined business strategies'.

Jon Woods, General Manager, Coca-Cola UK & Ireland said “We are delighted to welcome Petre Șandru to Ireland, where he will lead a talented team of people working on marketing our brands, including Coca-Cola, Diet Coke and new Coca-Cola Zero Sugar. He will also work closely with our bottling partner, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, with whom we continue to make significant investments throughout the island of Ireland.  He will also work closely with our bottling partner, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, with whom we continue to make significant investments throughout the island of Ireland.”

Petre has 12 years of experience within Coca-Cola. Initially he was Brand Manager and then moved on to become Commercial Director for Romania, Moldova, Bulgaria and Albania and later Country Manager for Romania & Moldova.

Petre Șandru, Country Manager, Coca-Cola Ireland said: “I am thrilled to be taking up the role of Country Manager in Ireland at a very exciting moment for Coca-Cola. The people based here are known throughout our business for their creativity and commitment to innovation, and I look forward to working with them to bring our brands closer to consumers, create value and make a difference."

Petre replaces Aedamar Howlett, who was recently appointed as Marketing Director of Coca-Cola’s UK and Irish operations.

© 2017 - Checkout Magazine by Donna Ahern

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