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New Northern Ireland and Republic manager at Coca-Cola


Top job: Miles Karemacher

Top job: Miles Karemacher

Top job: Miles Karemacher

Miles Karemacher has been appointed general manager of Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (HBC) Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Mr Karemacher will be responsible for driving the continued growth of the company and leading the 760 strong workforce across the island of Ireland.

He replaces Matthieu Seguin, following his appointment to the role of general manager for Coca-Cola HBC's Nigerian Bottling Company.

Coca-Cola HBC employs around 550 people at Knockmore Hill, Lisburn.

Mr Karemacher joins from Coca-Cola HBC Italy, where he served as commercial excellence director.

During his time there he played a role in delivering sustainable revenue growth and profit. He also led the acquisition of Lurisia, a premium natural mineral water and adult sparkling beverages business.

Following recent distribution partnerships for the Republic of Ireland with the Campari Group, Edrington and Glendalough Distillery, he will also continue to drive the growth of the business's premium spirits portfolio here.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr Karemacher said: "With a vision to be the leading 24/7 beverage partner, the sustainability of our packaging is a priority and I'm committed to building on the successful initiatives undertaken to date."

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