Beverage Industry

Coca-Cola makes executive appointments

July 28, 2009

The Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta, has elected Joseph Tripodi as executive vice president, Harry Anderson as senior vice president, Kathy Waller as controller and appointed Connie McDaniel as chief of internal audit.
Tripodi serves as the company’s chief marketing and commercial officer. Prior to joining the company in 2007, he was senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Allstate Insurance Co. Anderson was named head of Global Business and Technology Services in June. Prior to this role, he served as controller for the company. Waller served as chief of internal audit. She is a Certified Public Accountant who joined the company in 1987 as a senior accountant in the Accounting Research Department. McDaniel most recently served as head of global finance transformation, and the company says she has played an instrumental role in leading the finance transformation at the company during the past two years.