People in the News: Leadership changes at Coca-Cola and more

New CEO and other appointments for the company

James Quincey, The Coca-Cola Company
James Quincey, The Coca-Cola Company

Effective May 1, The Coca-Cola Company President and COO James Quincey will assume the position of chief executive officer. Other appointments taking place on the same date include Francisco Crespo, currently president of the Mexico business unit, who will take on the role of chief growth officer; Vice President, Research and Development, Robert Long, who will become a direct report to the CEO as chief innovation officer; and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Kathy Waller, who will serve as executive vice president, chief financial officer and president, enabling services. 


New division president at TreeHouse Foods

Rachel Bishop, currently senior vice president & chief strategy officer of TreeHouse Foods, Inc., has been named president of the company’s snacks division, one of the largest private-label manufacturers of snack nuts, trail mixes and bars in the US. She will be taking on the new position on April 24.

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