A new dividend, a new board member at Dr Pepper Snapple Group

A new dividend, a new board member at Dr Pepper Snapple Group

Dr Pepper Snapple Group has announced an addition to its board, and detailed its latest dividend payment.

The US-based soft drinks firm said yesterday (10 February) that Joyce Roche has joined its board, with immediate effect. Roche, who retired last year, most recently served as president and CEO of Girls Inc. She also spent time as president and COO of Carson Products Company and vice president of global marketing at Avon Products.

Separately yesterday, the company also declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock. The dividend is payable on 8 April to shareholders of record on 21 March.

Dr Pepper Snapple is set to announce its full-year results next week.