New CEO for Coca-Cola Beverages Africa
Jacques Vermeulen has been appointed group CEO of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), effective from 1 December 2018.
Vermeulen has served as MD of CCBA’s International Division, which covers all of CCBA’s Africa operations outside South Africa, since July 2016. He first joined the Coca-Cola system in 1995.
CCBA chairman, Phil Gutsche, said that in his International Division role, Vermeulen had built a strong business, positioning the company for growth and expansion in Africa.
“Jacques brings his strong leadership and exceptional experience into this role. His appointment serves as evidence of effective succession planning and the development of our internal talent pipeline.”