Virgin Australia’s CEO joins Coca-Cola Amatil’s Board


Virgin Australia Chief Executive Officer John Borghetti has been appointed Non-Executive Director at Australia’s largest soft drink bottler Coca-Cola Amatil.

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Mr Borghetti served as Virgin’s CEO since 2010 after spending 37 years with Qantas. He is also a Director of Energy Australia, the Australian Chamber Orchestra, and the NSW Customer Advisory Board.

The announcement was made yesterday by CCA chairman, David Gonski, and is due to take effect from 1 December.

“John brings highly relevant consumer and listed company leadership experience to CCA, including working successfully with large partners and operating across a range of international markets. He provides an excellent complement to the skills and backgrounds we have already at our board table,” said Mr Gonski in welcoming Mr Borghetti to the Board.