Coca-Cola names Lucie Austin's replacement

Coca-Cola names Lucie Austin's replacement

Coca-Cola South Pacific has recruited Chris Johnston to fill the shoes of award-winning marketer Lucie Austin.

Johnston has been with Coca-Cola in various roles since 2002 according to his LinkedIn profile. 

Coke Zero, Coke Red and Diet Coke now fall under his remit as do Fanta, Glaceau Vitamin Water and a team of 50.

Austin was behind ‘Share a Coke’, which Coca-Cola’s Jonathan Mildenhall recently said is the brands “most successful” campaign in decades.

Earlier this year Austin moved to London to take on a European marketing role with Coca-Cola. Since then head of operational marketing, Jasmin Vinculado has been acting as marketing director.

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