Coca-Cola Europacific Partners announces Mary Harris and Nicolas Mirzayantz to join its Board as Independent Directors alongside Nancy Quan as Non-Executive Director

– UK, Uxbridge –  Coca-Cola Europacific Partners plc (LON: CCEP | NASDAQ: CCEP) today announced the appointments of Mary Harris and Nicolas Mirzayantz to its Board as Independent Non-Executive Directors, effective at AGM on 24 May 2023, to replace Jan Bennink and Christine Cross who will step down the Board.

The company also announced that Nancy Quan will succeed Brian Smith as a Non-executive Director nominated by European Refreshments Unlimited Company (a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Coca Cola Company), effective at the AGM.

“I would like to welcome Mary, Nancy and Nicolas who bring diverse skillsets and relevant experience applicable to our expanded geographical footprint. I look forward to working with them and the rest of the Board,” said Board Chairman, Sol Daurella.

Mary Harris will join the Remuneration and Nomination Committees, Nicolas will join the Environmental, Social, and Governance Committee, and Nancy will become a member of the ESG Committee.

About Mary Harris

Mary Harris brings to the Board, a top-level strategic outlook with an international and consumer focus from her time as a partner at McKinsey and Co and as a Non-executive Director. Mary is currently a Non-executive Director and member of the Nomination Audit and Risk Committees at ITV plc. She is also the Designated Non-executive Director for workforce engagement, a Remuneration Committee member at Reckitt plc, and a Supervisory Board member at HAL Holding N.V. Mary has previously held Non-executive Director positions at Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, Sainsbury’s and TNT Express and TNT N.V.

About Nancy Quan

Nancy Quan has extensive knowledge of the Coca-Cola system and has worked with the company since 2007 in leadership roles spanning innovation and consumer trends, research and development, and supply chain. As Senior Vice President and Chief Technical and Innovation Officer for TCCC, she oversees a networked team that creates innovation pipelines to enable short- and long-term growth and drives transformational and scalable supply chain solutions to maximize customer and consumer value. Nancy serves on the Board of Directors for the Liberty Mutual Group and the Industry Affiliates Advisory Board for the University of California Davis MBA Program and is an active member of the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Executive Advisory Board.

About Nicolas Mirzayantz

Nicolas Mirzayantz brings to the Board over thirty years of strategic, operational, and business transformation experience at IFF, a multinational industry-leading supplier to FMCG customers that creates ingredients and essential solutions for food, beverage, health, scent, biosciences, and sensorial experiences. Most recently serving as President of, the Nourish Division, he was previously the Divisional CEO for the Scent Division during a period of historic and transformational mergers. During his tenure, he was a champion of sustainability, setting the foundation for IFF’s industry-leading ESG+ initiatives. Nicolas previously served on the Board of the International Fragrance Association, the official representative body of the fragrance industry worldwide, and was a Cultural Leader at the World Economic Forum.

About CCEP

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners is one of the world’s leading consumer goods companies. We make, move and sell some of the world’s most loved brands – serving 600 million consumers and helping 1.75 million customers across 29 countries grow. We combine the strength and scale of a large, multi-national business with an expert, local knowledge of the customers we serve and communities we support. The Company is currently listed on Euronext Amsterdam, the NASDAQ Global Select Market, London Stock Exchange, and on the Spanish Stock Exchanges, trading under the symbol CCEP.

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