Coca-Cola Enterprises announced yesterday that the board of directors has approved the promotion of two members on its senior management team.

The board elected Guy R. Thomas as vice president of US sales operations, while David M. Katz was elected vice president of operations planning and development.

Thomas will be responsible for the operations of the five US regions within the company's North American Group. He joined the Coca-Cola system in 1982 as director of marketing for Fort Worth Coca-Cola Bottling Company, later becoming division vice president of the North Texas Division. He was appointed group vice president of the Central North America Group in 1997 and most recently served as group vice president, West Region.

Katz joined Coca-Cola Enterprises in 1993 as logistics manager. He was later promoted to director, planning and logistics and most recently served as director, operations planning and development.