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Coca-Cola in a statement today announced that North America President of Sparkling Brands & Strategic Marketing WENDY CLARK "will return to that role on April 6 after a three-month leave ." Clark and Coke "never confirmed the nature of Ms. Clark's outside project," but it was "widely reported...

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