Coca-Cola Enterprises has appointed a new vice-president of internal audit.

At the same time, the company has also issued details of its regular quarterly dividend.

On Friday (17 February), CCE confirmed that Suzanne Patterson has been elected to the position of VP for internal audit, effective from a week today (27 February).

Patterson, who will be responsible for all audit functions, joins the company from Sun Microsystems, where she had held a similar position. Prior to joining Sun in 1997, Patterson held a variety of positions with Deloitte & Touche.

Also on Friday, the company declared a regular quarterly dividend of US$0.06 per common share, equivalent to an annual rate of $0.24. The dividend will be paid on 30 March to shareowners of record on 17 March.