Industry News | April 21, 2008

Coke Hires New Senior VP of HR

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Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE: CCE - News) announced today that Pamela O. Kimmet has been named senior vice president, human resources, joining the company in May. Kimmet, 49, will oversee the development and implementation of global human resources initiatives and will report to John F. Brock, president and CEO.

“With more than 25 years of extensive, global human resources leadership experience, Pam has proven herself to be a strategic business partner with a track record of success,” says Mr. Brock. “At Coca-Cola Enterprises, our 73,000 employees in our global territories are critical to our operations, and I am confident in Pam’s ability to lead our global human resources team.”

For the past two years, Ms. Kimmet held the position of senior managing director and head of global human resources administration for Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. From 2001 to 2006, she served as senior vice president, human resources, for Lucent Technologies. She also held the role of vice president, compensation, benefits and health services at Lucent Technologies. While at Citigroup, from 1996 to 2000, Ms. Kimmet held various leadership positions of increasing responsibility in the company’s compensation and benefits department, culminating as vice president and director of compensation and benefits. She started her career at General Motors Corporation, where she worked in a number of human resources roles. Ms. Kimmet received her Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and her Masters in Business Administration from Michigan State University.