Coca-Cola Bottlers Association Names President; Michael Faber Is A 2nd-Gen Bottler, Vending Operator

May 14, 2013

Published January 15, 2013

by Staff Reporter

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ATLANTA -- The Coca-Cola Bottlers Association has elected Michael Faber, chief executive of Viking Coca-Cola and a leading full-line vending company, to serve as president of the organization that represents Coca-Cola bottlers throughout the U.S.

Faber, who will serve a two-year term as president, has chaired the association's industry issues committee, which is responsible for contractual affairs with the Coca-Cola Co. He also has served as treasurer and vice-president. Founded in 1914, CCBA is headquartered in Atlanta and operates as a subsidiary of Coca Cola Enterprises Inc. Faber joined his family's business, Faber Family Cos. (St. Cloud, MN), in 1998 after his father died. He served as a route driver, warehouse worker and salesman before assuming the reins as company president from his mother Rose Ann Faber in 2000, when he was 27.

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