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Coca-Cola Nigeria gets a new Managing Director – Yebeltal Getachew

Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited (CCNL) has announced the appointment of Yebeltal Getachew as its new Managing Director.

According to a statement by Nwamaka Onyemelukwe, Coca-Cola Nigeria Public Affairs and Communications Manager, Getachew would take over from Bhupendra Suri. His responsibilities include leading and optimising profitable revenue and volume growth of Coca-Cola’s business in Nigeria under the West African Business Unit (WABU).

Coca-Cola Refrigeration Uptime Enhances Vaccine Access

Project Last Mile – a public-private partnership that shares Coca-Cola’s expertise to support African governments in the delivery of life-saving medicines and supplies to the communities that are most in need has launched a Cold Chain Equipment Maintenance Project in Lagos.

The project that is still in its pilot phase has been launched to support Lagos State’s immunisation program through sharing refrigeration maintenance expertise from Coca-Cola’s experience.

Coca-Cola Nigeria says Private Public Partnerships key to realising MDG

Coca-Cola Nigeria said on Monday that private public partnership (PPP) was crucial to the realisation of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the country.

This was made known by the Director, Public Affairs and Communications, Coca-Cola West Africa Business Unit, Clem Ugorji, who spoke at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Ebute Metta, Lagos during the donation of medical equipment. He said such intervention will not only promote mother/child health but will reduce drastically their mortality rates.

Coca-Cola partnership with LSETF gives hope to 300 women to start their own businesses

As part of its effort to empower women, Coca Cola System Programme, in collaboration with Lagos State Empowerment Trust Fund (LSETF), recently gave hope to about 300 women drawn from different communities in the state to start up their own small businesses. The programme is part of the state’s women empowerment initiative, which is in line with Coca-Cola’s 5by20 Programme, the company’s global commitment to enable the economic empowerment of five million women entrepreneurs across its value chain by 2020.

Coca-Cola revitalizes football with premier league partnership

Coca-Cola, at the weekend formally unveiled a new and exciting partnership with the English Premier League, the world’s number one football league.

Under the three-and-half-year deal, Coca-Cola joins the likes of EA Sports, Barclays, Cadbury, Carling, Nike and TagHeuer as the seventh official partner of the EPL.

With this partnership, Coca-Cola expands its already extensive sponsorship of football, having been title sponsor of the English Football League from 2004 to 2009 and supported the beautiful game through diverse global, regional and local activities over the years.

Coca-Cola Nigeria unveils Limca Cola

Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited has announced the introduction of Limca Cola, a new variant launched to expand the foot print of the Limca brand.

According to a statement issued by the company, Limca Cola is a good quality sparkling soft drink with a unique cola taste to deliver refreshment to consumers on-the-go.

Speaking on the new product, Franchise Marketing Manager, Coca-Cola Nigeria, Gbolahan Sanni, said: “We are excited about the introduction of Limca Cola to the Nigerian market. Limca Cola is a reaffirmation of our commitment to innovatively refreshing our consumers on-the-go with a good quality product, unique cola taste at an affordable price.”

Pressure led us to re-purpose our Enugu plant – NBC

The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC) has said that demand-side pressure on its products was the reason for the closure of its Enugu production plant.

The beverage giant, who is the sole bottler of Coca-Cola products in the country, announced in January that it was closing production at the Enugu plant and would re-purpose the facility as a material handling and logistic hub for the South East region.

NBC to complete production of eco-friendly bottles

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The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC), bottlers of Coca-Cola brand has announced plans to complete its production of eco-friendly bottles which started in 2008 and also boost its production capacity across various operations this year.

Nigerian Bottling Company converts Enugu plant into a logistics, distribution hub

The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC), the Nigerian subsidiary of Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (CCHBC), announced that it has converted its Enugu bottling operation into a hub for material handling and logistics for the region.

The company said that its decision to transform the bottling operation into a logistics and distribution hub was due to the desire to deliver better value to its esteemed consumers and trade partners not only in Enugu State but in the entire South-East region.

Coca-Cola, NBC shine at 2018 SERAS Awards

Coca-Cola Nigeria Ltd and its sister company, the Nigerian Bottling Company Ltd (NBC) have emerged winners at the 12th Annual Sustainability, Enterprise Responsibility (SERAS) Awards. Coca-Cola won the best company in the Good Health and Well-being Category.

The company was recognised for its Safe Birth Initiative (SBI), aimed at tackling the high rate of maternal and newborn deaths in Nigeria.