Coca-Cola Europacific Partners appoints new Australian Managing Director

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) has announced the appointment of experienced FMCG leader Orlando Rodriguez as Managing Director CCEP Australia.

Rodriguez joined CCEP in 2019, and is currently working as Vice President, Customer Service and Supply Chain for Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific. Prior to that, Rodriguez held several senior roles for large retailers in Australia and New Zealand.

Peter West, Regional Managing Director CCEP Australia, Pacific and Indonesia Business Unit (API), said he is delighted that Rodriguez will be stepping into the MD Australia role and knows he will continue to drive the business forward.

“Orlando has built a strong reputation across the FMCG and retail industry in both Australia and NZ. He’s achieved a huge amount since joining the CCEP business back in 2019, and we’ve already seen how he delivers excellent results for his people, our customers, partners, and the business.”

Formerly moving into the MD Australia role on 1 May 2023, Rodriguez said he very honoured to have the opportunity to lead CCEP in Australia.

“First and foremost, it’s a business with incredible people who collectively have created one of Australia’s best places to work. We have a leading beverage portfolio, an unrivalled distribution network, and exciting growth opportunities ahead”.

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