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BRIEF-Coca-Cola says James Quincey to succeed Muhtar Kent as CEO in May 2017
December 9, 2016 / 1:54 PM / 9 months ago

BRIEF-Coca-Cola says James Quincey to succeed Muhtar Kent as CEO in May 2017

Dec 9 (Reuters) - Coca-Cola Co :

* The Coca-Cola Company announces senior leadership succession plan

* Says Quincey will succeed Kent as CEO, effective May 1, 2017

* Intends to nominate Quincey to stand for election as a director at 2017 annual shareowners meeting in April

* Coca-Cola Co - Warren Buffett says “I know James and like him, and believe company has made a smart investment in its future with his selection”

* Coca-Cola Co - James Quincey to succeed Muhtar Kent as chief executive officer in May 2017

* Coca-Cola Co - Muhtar Kent will continue as chairman of board of directors Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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