Kotick joins Coca-Cola board

Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has been appointed to the board of directors at The Coca-Cola Company.

Kotick, 59, was a member of the Yahoo board for five years until 2008. In addition to his seat on the Coca-Cola board, he has also been appointed to the company's management development committee.

CEO Muhtar Kent said: "Bobby brings an entrepreneurial mindset and a high level of financial literacy and digital knowledge to our company. His global brand expertise and insight will be invaluable as we continue to grow our business and invest in enhancing our digital engagement with consumers and customers around the world."