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Coke Florida Names Chief Financial Officer

May 7, 2019

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2019--Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC (“Coke Florida”) has named Duane Still as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective May 7, 2019.

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Duane Still, Coke Florida CFO (Photo: Business Wire)

Mr. Still joins Coke Florida having recently served as the Chief Financial Officer/Senior Vice President of Finance at CSM Bakery Solutions, a private equity-owned bakery products company that serves chain grocery, foodservice, traditional and industrial customers primarily in North America and Europe.

Prior to his role at CSM, he completed a thirty-year career in the Coca-Cola system with experience in various CFO roles. He held roles as the CFO for Coca-Cola North America, Coca-Cola Refreshments and for Coca-Cola International. He also held a variety of other finance roles across various operational groups.

Troy Taylor, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Coke Florida, said, “As one of the newest independent bottlers in the Coca-Cola system, we have the unique opportunity to combine our entrepreneurial spirit with the experience and expertise of leaders like Duane. He may be new as an official member of the Coke Florida family, but he has been a partner to Coke Florida from the beginning. He brings established financial experience as a Consumer Products CFO that will allow Coke Florida to focus on profitably growing our business.”

About Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC

Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC (Coke Florida) is a family-owned independent Coca-Cola bottler. Coke Florida’s exclusive sales and distribution territory covers over 18 million consumers across 47 Florida counties, and includes the major metropolitan markets of Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando and Tampa. Coke Florida manufactures, sells and distributes over 600 products of The Coca-Cola Company and other partner companies including Monster Energy and BODYAMROR. Coke Florida is the third-largest privately-held, and the sixth-largest independent, bottler of Coca-Cola products in the United States. The company is also one of America’s largest black-owned businesses. Coke Florida was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida. For more information, please visit cocacolaflorida.com.

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CONTACT: Coke Florida

Karen Varga-Sinka, 813-944-7124

kvarga-sinka@cocacolaflorida.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA FLORIDA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: RETAIL FOOD/BEVERAGE

SOURCE: Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC

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