Coca-Cola Germany: Evelyne De Leersnyder to become new Managing Director

0:53 min Management
Berlin, Germany

On April 1, 2023, Evelyne De Leersnyder will assume the role of Vice President of Franchise Operations Germany, Denmark and Finland for the Coca‑Cola Company and thus also the management of Coca‑Cola GmbH in Germany. Born in Belgium, she currently serves as Chief of Staff to President of Europe for the Coca‑Cola Company.

De Leersnyder has been with the company for 14 years and started her career in the Technical Team in Belgium. She then moved to Franchise Operations, led the marketing team in Denmark and Iceland, drove the commercial agenda in Austria and was General Manager in Bulgaria. As Marketing Director Area North, she successfully built up the teams in Great Britain, Ireland and the Northern European countries with great passion.

Before joining Coca‑Cola, De Leersnyder worked for the management consultancy Bain & Company, where she was responsible for transformation and private equity projects in the FMCG sector. De Leersnyder holds a Masters in Engineering and an MBA from INSEAD in Singapore and France.

The current Managing Director of Coca‑Cola GmbH, Bjorn Jensen, will move to Vienna on April 1 as Vice President Operations & General Manager for the Central Europe Region for the Coca‑Cola Company.

Jensen's long and varied career at Coca‑Cola began in his native Norway in 1991. Since then he has held various positions of increasing responsibility in finance, marketing operations, strategic planning, business development and general management.

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