CCA Australian Beverages Managing Director steps down

Posted by Andrea Hogan on 31st January 2018

Coca-Cola Amatil has announced its Managing Director of Australian Beverages Peter McLoughlin will be stepping down.

McLoughlin, who has been in the role since March 2017, will be stepping down and taking an extended period of sick leave.

The Managing Director role will be handed over to Peter West from 30 April 2018. West has been working in the food and beverage industry for 30 years and is the current Managing Director of Dairy and Drinks at Lion.

Until he takes over in April, Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) Group Chief Financial Officer, Martyn Roberts, will be CCA’s Australia Beverages Managing Director.

Alison Watkins ,Group Managing Director of CCA, said  it is important McLoughlin put himself, his health and his family first.

“We have agreed that he will take a period of extended sick leave and regrettably, will step down from his position as Managing Director of our Australian Beverages business,” Watkins said.

“I want to recognise the huge contribution Peter has made to Coca-Cola Amatil, and the great affection and respect we have for him. He’ll be greatly missed by Coca-Cola Amatil.

“Peter has distinguished himself in his commitment to straight-forward and open leadership helping to shape Australian Beverages’ growth plans for the future in all his various roles.”


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