February 1, 2006
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+


The Coca-Cola Co.
, Atlanta, has named Muhtar Kent to the newly created position of president, Coca-Cola International... The National Beer Wholesalers Association, Alexandria, Va., has named Mike Johnson vice president, federal affairs. The association also promoted Michelle Semones to the position of vice president, public affairs, and Holly Lass to director, federal affairs... Matador Distributing Carolina LLC has named John McCorkle general manager. He previously oversaw all sales, operations and administrative functions for the Red Bull distributor... Michael T. Redman has been tapped as vice president for scientific, technical and regulatory affairs for the American Beverage Association, Washington, D.C. Redman most recently served as director of regulatory affairs for Cott Beverages... Atlanta-based National Distributing Co. Inc. announced the retirement of Jim Krug, founder and president of Grand Vin Colorado. He will serve as a consultant to the company, focusing on the Family Estate Wineries of California. Troy Edwards will take over as head of the Grand Vin division... Strong Brands LLC, New York City, has appointed Laura Belocas to the post of national marketing director. Belocas will oversee the marketing of Floot, a new canned sparkling wine, and 80 Strong, a new Kentucky Bourbon... The International Bottled Water Association, Alexandria, Va., has named V. Tom Gardner manager of communications. He joins the association from Nahigian Strategies LLC... Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. of New York has named Terry Ryan executive vice president. A 30-year veteran of PepsiCo, Ryan began his career as a route driver for the Pepsi-Cola Co. in New Jersey. He most recently served as senior vice president of sales for Pepsi-Cola North America... Goose Island Beer Co., Chicago, has appointed Bob Kenney vice president of sales. Kenney previously served as general manager of the central regional business unit of Heineken USA.

 Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Beverage Industry.  

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

Dinner with Tequila Don Julio

Diageo is taking its Tequila Don Julio brand on the road this summer with a rolling Airstream Speakeasy mobile craft cocktail bar. The team stopped in Chicago on July 29 to share some specialty tequila cocktails paired with food from Chicago restaurants Honey Butter Fried Chicken and The Radler as well as dessert venues Black Dog Gelato and Baker Miller. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

9/17/14 2:00 pm EDT

The Path to New Product Success: Navigating the latest trends for new beverage development

By attending this webinar, you will learn about the top trends and how they fit into the CPG market, which channels are influencing new products and technology, how Packaging fits into your product development, and ways you can use innovation to increase sales.


Maintaining beverage dispensing equipment

Iuliana Nita, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics global marketing manager of food and beverage, offers her insights about ensuring sanitary performance of beverage dispensing equipment in foodservice applications. She also will offer some tips about choosing the right kind of tubing to handle acidic beverages.

Beverage Industry Magazine

BI September 2014 cover

2014 September

The September 2014 Beverage Industry includes a cover story on our Wholesaler of the Year, The Odom Corp., as well as articles about single-cup and iced coffees, cconvenience store growth, vegetable flavors, and more. Check it out today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Beverage Insider eNewsletter

Are you an Insider? Subscribe to Beverage Industry’s weekly e-newsletter to receive news headlines, new product information and magazine highlights.   

Coffee Segments

Which coffee segment will be impacted the most by coffee bean increases?
View Results Poll Archive


Cleaning-in-Place: Dairy, Food and Beverage Operations, 3rd Edition

This book addresses the principles of cleaning operations, water supply issues and the science of detergents and disinfectants.

More Products


Beverage Industry Webinars are an easy, effective and convenient way to get educated and informed on the latest industry trends and topics. All Webinars are FREE unless indicated. For more information, check out our Events page!


facebook40 twitter    youtubelinkedgoogle+ icon 40px