Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) is one of the biggest bottlers of non-alcoholic refreshments in the Asia-Pacific locale and one of the world's five noteworthy Coca-Cola bottlers.
CCA works in six nations, and is product portfolio includes carbonated soda drinks, spring water, energy and caffeinated drinks, fruit juices, coffee, iced tea and ready-to-eat snacks. The organization was incorporated in 1904 as the tobacco organization British Tobacco (Australia) and delved into soft drinks only in 1964 by buying Coca-Cola Bottlers (Perth).
Thereafter, it was listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in 1972. Slowly soft drinks and snacks turned into the essential focus of the organization, and it was renamed Allied Manufacturing and Trade Industries Limited in 1973. In 1977 it was renamed as Amatil Limited and in 1982 it started growing packaging operations abroad in Europe by acquiring a Coca-Cola bottling plant in Australia in 1982. In 1989 a major part of the company’s stake was bought by The Coca-Cola Company. Today, the ownership stake of Coca cola has been reduced to 29%.
The Group’s Managing Director is Alison Watkins and its board chairman is David Gonski who lead the company with a vision “create millions of moments of happiness and possibilities”. It is emphasized to create an emotional connect with people involved at every touch point of operations and to look out for possibilities for the future to build toward sustainable growth. The organization’s values hold its people together by providing a guiding hand towards an ethical approach for a better tomorrow. In October 2014, the group has outlined its plans to generate sustainable shareholder returns by strengthening its category leadership and improving productivity by effective leveraging of its scale and distribution capabilities.