Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Coca-Cola European Partners
Manik (Nik) Jhangiani joined CCE in September 2012 and was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in November 2013. Nik brings with him more than 20 years’ of finance experience to the business, including 11 years within the Coca-Cola system.
Nik started his career in 1988, at accountancy firm Deloitte & Touche in New York, and then spent two years at Bristol-Myers Squibb, where he was International Senior Internal Auditor. He moved to join the Colgate-Palmolive Company in New York in 1994 and was appointed as Group Financial Director for the Nigerian operations in 1995, before moving to The Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta in September 1998.
While at The Coca-Cola Company, Nik worked first as International Audit Manager in Atlanta before moving to Vienna, Austria to take up the position of Director of Corporate Audit for the newly formed Coca-Cola Hellenic. In 2002, he moved to Athens, Greece to assume the role of Corporate Controller and was appointed to the role of Chief Financial Officer in 2004. In 2007, he took on the additional responsibility of Director of Strategy.
In May 2009 Nik became Group Chief Financial Officer at Bharti Enterprises in New Delhi, India, where he won CFO of the year in 2010.
Nik is married with two children and lives in Central London.