Coca-Cola Beverages Florida LLC named Karla Radtke vice president. Simultaneously, Radtke was appointed chief of staff for Coke Florida's chairman and chief executive, Troy Taylor.
Radtke held a variety of positions across the Coca-Cola system for nearly 30 years. At Coca-Cola Enterprises, Coca-Cola Refreshments and Coca-Cola North America she had worked in sales, marketing, commercial operations and supply chain.
“I’m excited to have Karla join the team as my chief of staff, as she brings a wealth of experience that we will be able to leverage as we continue our journey toward long-term growth and value creation,” stated Taylor. “She is well-positioned to work closely with me and collaborate with our executive leadership team and other leaders across the business.”
Headquartered in Tampa, Coca-Cola Beverages Florida is the third largest privately held and sixth largest Coca-Cola bottler in the United States with exclusive sales and distribution rights for the majority of Florida. The company is also one of the largest U.S. Black-owned businesses.