Lion Capital appoints Minnick vice-president

Consumer focused private equity house Lion Capital has appointed Coca-Cola vice president Mary Minnick as a partner. She has been at Coca-Cola for 23 years, having had world-wide responsibilities in general management, strategy, innovation, marketing, new product development, sales and R&D.

Her most recent position was executive vice president and president of marketing, strategy and innovation. In 2006, she was selected by Fortune Magazine as one of the most powerful women in America.