Miller Brewing has appointed Charles S. Frenette to its board of directors. A 27-year veteran of the Coca-Cola Company, Frenette is an independent business consultant, based in Boston and Atlanta.

During his tenure at Coca-Cola, Frenette served as chief operating officer of the company's Europe, Eurasian and African operations, as the company's chief marketing officer, and as the president of Coke's southern Africa division. Prior to that, Charlie served as the head of the company's two principal U.S. business units.

"Charlie brings a highly relevant combination of experience to our company," said Miller Brewing company president and chief executive officer Norman J. Adami. "He has a truly global perspective, understands the realities of the American commercial environment and understands the beverage industry."