Coca-Cola Co. has elected six new vice presidents. The company announced yesterday that the board of directors has approved Ed Gadsden, Carolyn Jackson, Esther Lee, Vicki Lostetter, Marc Matthieu and Marie Quintero as corporate vice presidents.

Gadsden is group director of global human resources strategy and planning. He joined the company in 2000. Jackson is vice president of human resources for Coke North America. She has been with Coke since 1985. Lee is chief creative officer for Coca-Cola North America and joined the company in 2002. Lostetter is group director, talent strategies having started working for Coke in 2000. Mathieu manages the Coca-Cola franchise within corporate marketing He joined the company in 1996. Quintero is director of mergers and acquisitions and has been with Coke since 1992.