Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), a consumer packaged goods company in Europe, has appointed Clare Wardle as general counsel and company secretary, effective July 15. She will eport to Chief Executive Officer John Brock.

Wardle currently serves as group general counsel and company secretary for Kingfisher, a European home improvement company. Prior to her current role, she held similar positions at Tube Lines Limited, the group responsible for the £28 billion infrastructure investments in the London Underground, and as head of legal services for Post Office Ltd in the U.K.

In her new role, Wardle will be based in Uxbridge and serve as a member of the executive leadership team for CCEP. She will work extensively with, and for, the CCEP board of directors as company secretary, and will serve as legal advisor to Sol Daurella, CCEP’s chairman.