Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has appointed Donna A. James as a director.

James, 48, is president of Nationwide Strategic Investments, a division of the insurance and financial services group, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company. She currently serves on the board of Limited Brands, Inc., and is also a member of the Advisory Board of the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University School of Business.

"Donna James has more than 20 years of financial and management expertise," Lowry F. Kline, the soft drinks bottler's chairman, said. "Her experience and extensive business background will bring increased depth and a fresh perspective to our board.

"She is well-respected for her business acumen, as well as her commitment to the community, and we look forward to benefiting from her exceptional capabilities."