"Driven by the needs of our customers and focused on how we serve our local markets, Coca-Cola European Partners will unlock the opportunity that exists in this category and win in Western Europe," said Damian Gammell, Chief Operating Officer. "It will be an honour to lead this company and work alongside some of the best people in the business and the world's most loved brands, aligned behind one roadmap for success."About John Brock John Brock is an international beverage industry leader with a wealth of experience in the Western Europe market. He joined Coca-Cola Enterprises in Atlanta, Georgia, as Chief Executive Officer in April 2006, before becoming company Chairman in April 2008. Under Brock's leadership, Coca-Cola Enterprises sold its North American operations to The Coca-Cola Company and acquired bottling operations in Norway and Sweden, forming the world's third-largest independent Coca-Cola bottler in 2010. Prior to joining Coca-Cola Enterprises, Brock was CEO of InBev, a global brewer, and COO of Cadbury Schweppes, an international beverage and confectionery company. About Damian Gammell Prior to Coca-Cola European Partners, Damian Gammell was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Coca-Cola Enterprises in October 2015. Before that, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Anadolu Beverage Group, one of the world's largest beverage organisations with both a Coca-Cola division and a beer division (in partnership with SAB Miller). He was also previously Chief Executive Officer for Coca-Cola businesses in Russia, Germany, Eastern Europe and Australia. About Coca-Cola European Partners Coca-Cola European Partners plc (CCEP) is a leading consumer packaged goods company in Europe, producing, distributing and marketing an extensive range of nonalcoholic ready-to-drink beverages and is the world's largest independent Coca-Cola bottler based on revenue. Coca-Cola European Partners serves a consumer population of over 300 million across Western Europe, including Andorra, Belgium, continental France, Germany, Great Britain, Iceland, Luxembourg, Monaco, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden. The company is listed on Euronext Amsterdam, the New York Stock Exchange, Euronext London, and on the Spanish stock exchanges, and trades under the symbol CCE. For more information about CCEP, please visit www.ccep.com and follow CCEP on Twitter at @CocaColaEP.