Coca-Cola Bottling Company United Inc. (UNITED) has named Mike Lurker vice president of supply chain and operations.
Lurker is responsible for all areas of the supply chain, including warehousing, logistics, manufacturing, product fulfillment, engineering, fleet, facilities, quality assurance and sustainability. Previously serving as corporate director of manufacturing, he joined UNITED in 2004 as operations manager in Birmingham and later became plant manager in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Prior to that, Lurker spent two decades with Coca-Cola Consolidated, another Coca-Cola bottler based in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he began his career as a material handler.
Lurker and his wife, Jackie, reside in the Birmingham area and have two sons, William and Jacob. In his spare time, he enjoys deep sea fishing, playing guitar, golfing and serving with the correction ministry at his church.