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Regional Bottlers and BODYARMOR Reach Agreement on Arizona / New Mexico Distribution 

Draper, Utah – January 31, 2022 – Swire Coca-Cola, USA announced a distribution agreement giving the company, in addition to several other Coca-Cola franchise bottlers, the rights to distribute BODYARMOR products throughout Arizona and New Mexico. Read More >

Swire Coca-Cola, USA Appoints Jason Grover as Chief People Officer

Draper, Utah – November 1, 2021 – Swire Coca-Cola, USA – the bottler for Coca-Cola and other beverage brands in parts of 13 states across the American West – has appointed Jason Grover as its new Chief People Officer. Grover joined Swire Coca-Cola, USA from Polaris Industries, where for the past seven years he has served as Vice President of Human Resources Global Operations, Engineering, & Lean, and most recently as Vice President Human Resources for the Parts, Garments, & Accessories division of the power-sports company. Read More >

Swire Coca-Cola, USA Breaks Ground on a New Facility in Colorado Springs

Colorodo Springs, Colorodo – April 6, 2021 – Swire Coca-Cola, USA broke ground today on its newest facility, a 145,000 square-foot building set on a 17.27-acre parcel in Colorado Springs that will house Swire’s 140 employees in Colorado Springs. The site was selected to support continued growth and allow for expansion in the future.
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Swire Coca-Cola, USA Announces Retirement of President and CEO Jack Pelo

Draper, Utah – November 10, 2020 – Swire Coca-Cola, USA announced today that Jack Pelo, its President and CEO for the past 24 years, will retire at the end of this year. Rob Gehring, currently Chief Operating Officer, will assume the President and CEO role beginning January 1, 2021. Read More >

Swire Coca-Cola, USA Appoints Michele McKillip as Vice President of Public Relations, Government Affairs & Sustainability

Draper, Utah – February 24, 2020 – Swire Coca-Cola, USA has appointed Michele McKillip as Vice President of Public Relations, Government Affairs & Sustainability. McKillip will join Swire Coca-Cola, USA from Coca-Cola North America (CCNA), where for the past seven years she has served as Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications for the western United States. In total, McKillip has more than two decades of public affairs and communications experience, the majority of which has been gained within the Coca-Cola system.  Read More >

Swire Coca-Cola, USA, Selects Domo to Quickly Drive More Value from Business Data Across the Organization

Management-led Initiative to Help Leading Beverage Company Better Serve its 7,000 Associates, 60,000 Retailers, and Communities in 13 States

SILICON SLOPES, Utah – October 16, 2019 - Domo (Nasdaq: DOMO) announced today that Swire Coca-Cola, USA, a $2B revenue business with more than 7,000 associates, has chosen Domo to drive more value from its business data and help its managers serve their selling region, associates and business relationships more effectively. Read More > 

Swire Coca-Cola, USA and Monster Energy Company Reach Agreement on
Arizona and New Mexico Distribution

March 18, 2019 – Draper, Utah – Today Swire Coca-Cola, USA announced the signing of a distribution agreement giving the company and other Coca-Cola franchise bottlers the rights to distribute Monster products throughout Arizona and in limited areas of New Mexico and Colorado.  Read More > 

Swire Coca-Cola, USA Announces Executive and Senior Leadership Transitions

Draper, Utah – January 7, 2019 – Today Swire Coca-Cola, USA announced a series of leadership changes. The changes are part of the company’s long-term leadership succession plan which has been in place for many years.

In announcing the transitions, Swire Coca-Cola’s President and CEO Jack Pelo said, “One of the hallmarks of all Swire companies is the creation of a leadership succession plan. A great deal of thought has been put into the implementation of this plan to ensure we have the right leaders, in the right place, at the right time. I want to ensure new leaders also have time working with and learning from veteran executives.”  Read More >

Swire Coca-Cola, USA to be Exclusive Soft Drink Provider to the Utah Jazz

DRAPER, UT – September 24, 2018 - Swire Coca-Cola, USA will continue to be the exclusive soft drink provider at Vivint Smart Home Arena, home of the Utah Jazz. The relationship between Swire Coca-Cola and the Jazz began in 1979 when the NBA team moved to Utah. The new five-year deal means Jazz fans and players will continue to enjoy a range of refreshing beverage choices that includes Coca-Cola®, Diet Coke®, Coca-Cola® Zero Sugar, Sprite®, DASANI® water, smartwater®, vitaminwater®, and other beverages.  Read More >

Swire Coca-Cola Creates Chief Operating Officer Role and Hires Industry Veteran to Lead Sales Organization Paul Lukanowski promoted to COO; Rob Gehring Moves from The Hershey Company

DRAPER, UT – May 25, 2018 – Swire Coca-Cola, USA today announced two changes to its executive leadership team. These changes come as the company completes a period of intensive growth, resulting in a quadrupling of the size of the company.

With this rapid expansion comes the need to evolve the company’s senior leadership structure. To that end, effective immediately, Paul Lukanowski will move from his current position as Senior Vice President and General Manager to become Swire’s first Chief Operating Officer.  Read More >

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