Britvic plc announced the appointment of Romeo Lacerda to the Board as a Non-Executive Director and member of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee. Romeo Lacerda brings 35 years of extensive commercial experience in the FMCG sector, having started his career at Unilever, before moving to Kraft Foods in 1995, which later became Mondelez. During this time, Romeo spent 15 years working in commercial strategy and sales roles in Brazil before taking on numerous Mondelez President roles across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

In 2021, he joined Inchcape plc as Chief Executive Officer, Americas. Romeo will join the Britvic Board with effect from 27 March 2024. Separately, and as previously announced, having completed a thorough handover to new Remuneration Committee Chair, Georgina Harvey, Sue Clark is now stepping down from the Britvic Board as planned.