Coca-Cola announces new appointments, quarterly dividend

ATLANTA While releasing their quarterly dividend, Coca-Cola announced the election of two people to the positions of senior vice president and director of the company.

Joseph V. Tripodi was elected as senior vice president of Coca-Cola. He leads the company’s global marketing and commercial organizations. Prior to joining Coca-Cola, Tripodi was the senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Allstate Insurance.

Alexis S. Herman, the former Secretary of Labor has been elected as the company’s director. As part of her election, she was appointed to the Public Issues and Diversity Review Committee of the Board of Directors. She currently serves as the chair and chief executive officer of New Ventures, chair of the Diversity Advisory Board of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. and is a member of the boards of directors at Cummins Inc., Entergy Corp. and MGM Mirage.