US-based mutual insurer Sentry Insurance has elected Edmund Steinike to its board of directors.

Steinike is the vice president and chief information officer of Coca-Cola and has over 30 years of experience working with world-class brands and information technology strategy, services and operations.

Steinike also held senior management positions with GE and ING prior to taking on his current position with Coca-Cola.

Sentry Insurance is a provider property and casualty insurance, life insurance, annuities, and retirement programmes for businesses and individuals throughout the US.