Frucor has appointed a CEO for its New Zealand division

Frucor has appointed a CEO for its New Zealand division

Suntory-owned Frucor Beverages has announced the appointment of a CEO for its New Zealand division.

Mark Callaghan will take up the role at the Australasian drinks group from 1 August. He succeeds Carl Bergstrom, who was appointed as Frucor's group managing director last month, the firm said today (13 July).

Previously, Callaghan has served as managing director for Cadbury Australia & New Zealand and brand director for Cadbury Schweppes in the UK. He is currently an independent non-executive director for the Warehouse Group.

"Mark brings a wealth of relevant experience to the NZ CEO role, as well as strong existing relationships with the retail trade, both in New Zealand and Australia," said Bergstrom.

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