Smedvig names ex-Coca Cola head as SUSO CEO

Growth capital firm Smedvig Capital has installed Sean Uprichard as CEO of portfolio company SUSO Drinks, the UK 100% carbonated juice producer which Smedvig acquired in October.

Uprichard was previously at Coca Cola where he founded and lead the team behind Relentless, the energy drink brand. He joins a team which includes chairman Harry Drnec, previously CEO and chairman of Red Bull UK, and COO Andrew King, formerly CEO of PJ Smoothies, now part of Pepsico.