29 February, 2020

Amatil named FMCG corporate counsel team of the year

Amatil named FMCG corporate counsel team of the year

Coca-Cola Amatil has won FMCG Team of the Year at the Lawyers Weekly Corporate Counsel Awards 2019.

Now in its third year, the Lawyers Weekly Corporate Counsel Awards celebrates the success of individual in-house lawyers and legal teams across all industries in Australia.

This year’s ceremony featured 128 finalists across 25 categories. The winners were revealed at Sydney’s Hyatt Regency on Friday, March 29, 2019.

"Team of the year!" Amatil proudly announced. "Congratulations to our dedicated and passionate Legal and Company Secretariat team led by Betty Ivanoff.

"This team helps employees from across our markets do business the right way, every day. Industry recognition from their peers is a moment of happiness for everyone and worth celebrating!

Ivanoff joined Coca-Cola Amatil as Group General Counsel in April 2016, as a member of the executive, leading the legal and company secretariat teams across Coca-Cola Amatil's markets and operations. She was also appointed as an additional Company Secretary in September 2016.

Amatil was up against fellow finalists Domino’s Pizza Enterprises and PepsiCo Australia & New Zealand.

In the individual category of FMCG Lawyer of the Year, drinks industry finalists included Lily Wong, PepsiCo Australia & New Zealand; Richard Conway, Coca-Cola Amatil; Fiona Anderson, Treasury Wine Estates; Pritasha Kumar, PepsiCo Australia & New Zealand; Jennifer Terjesen-Soem, Metcash Trading.