New CFO at Coca-Cola bottling company

MICHALIS IMELLOS has been promoted to chief financial officer at bottling business Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling.

Imellos is currently general manager of the business’ Romania and Moldova operations. He initially joined the company in mid-2008 as region finance director for several countries including, Nigeria, Romania, Serbia, Montenegro and Bulgaria.

Prior to Coca-Cola Hellenic Imellos held several senior management positions at photocopy machine manufacturer Xerox, such as FD and mergers and acquisitions director for Europe.

Imellos, who is an ICAEW member, succeeds Robert Murray who has resigned to return to USA. Murray leaves in the second quarter of 2012 following a handover period.

Dimitris Lois, CEO of Coca-Cola Hellenic, said: “During his 14 years with Coca-Cola Hellenic, Rob has played a crucial role in driving our key strategic initiatives. He has also supported me personally and I would like to thank him for his leadership and exceptional commitment.

“Michalis’ track record from previous senior finance positions, finance background, excellent business acumen and leadership skills will ensure that he is successful in his new role”.

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