TORONTO — William (Bill) Schultz has been named president of Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada following the retirement of John Guarino.
“I am excited to join the Coca-Cola team in Canada and look forward to bringing my global perspective to the business to help further our long-term strategic plans and continue implementing our 2020 Vision,” says Schultz.
Schultz — who has worked for The Coca-Cola Company since 2007 — will lead Coca-Cola’s bottling operations in Canada, which employs more than 6,300 people in 65 facilities across 10 provinces.
Prior to joining Coca-Cola Refreshments Canada, Schultz led the company-owned bottlers in Latin America as well as strategic projects for Bottling Investments Group. He previously held roles as president and CEO of Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages India and president and CEO of Coca-Cola Bottlers Philippines, Inc.