A new aluminium cans production line of Swire Coca-Cola Hong Kong. Swire Pacific, one of the world’s largest Coca Cola bottlers, produces as many as 60 beverage brands in total, selling them to a franchise population of 727 million people. Photo: Handout

Swire Pacific posts record sales and 80 per cent jump in 2018 profit, marking a successful handover of reins to family scion

  • Swire Pacific’s 2018 profit was helped by a turnaround in the financial performance of Cathay Pacific Airways and disposals of non-core assets
  • Merlin Swire, the sixth-generation descendant of the group’s founder, took over as chairman last July
Topic |   Swire Group

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A new aluminium cans production line of Swire Coca-Cola Hong Kong. Swire Pacific, one of the world’s largest Coca Cola bottlers, produces as many as 60 beverage brands in total, selling them to a franchise population of 727 million people. Photo: Handout
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Sandy Li

Sandy Li

Sandy Li is the property editor. She covers property market which focus in listed property firms and government policy. During her career she has won several journalism prizes, including the Citi Journalistic Excellence Award in 2011. She was first runner-up for the same award in 2010.