Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has appointed Joseph Heinrich to the newly-created role of vice president for global financial intiatives.

Heinrich, who is currently vice president controller and chief accounting officer of the soft drinks bottler, will assume his new role from 1 May, the company said yesterday (2 February).

Suzanne Paterson, the current vice president of internal audit who joined the group in 2006, will replace Heinrich.

CCE will announced its fourth quarter and full-year results on 11 February.