Coca-Cola France president Christian Polge has been elected head of French soft drinks trade body, the Syndicat National des Boissons Rafraîchissantes (SNBR).

He succeeds Patrick Mispolet, the current president and CEO of Suntory-owned Orangina Schweppes.

The SNBR has eight member firms - L'Abeille, Coca-Cola Entreprise, Coca-Cola France, Edena, Orangina Schweppes, SNEMBG, Danone Eaux France and Nestlé Waters France.