Britvic chief executive Paul Moody was elected president of the British Soft Drinks Association (BSDA) at its annual industry lunch this week.

Moody succeeds Graham Neale, general manager and vice president of nutritional healthcare at GlaxoSmithKline, who has completed his two-year term of office as BSDA president. In his opening address, Moody spoke of health trends and environmental sustainability

"His insight will be of vast

benefit," said Jill Ardagh,

director general of the BSDA.