Beverage Industry

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February 1, 2008
People

Celestial Seasonings
, Boulder, Colo., has named Michael A. Bloom vice president of marketing. He will be responsible for all marketing activities, including communications, branding, market development and product innovation... Marion B. Glover, president of Atlanta-based Glover Capital Inc., has joined the industry advisory council at First Beverage, Los Angeles... Steve Bellini will step down from his position as president and chief executive officer at Future Brands LLC, Deerfield, Ill., the U.S. sales and distribution company for Beam Global Spirits & Wine and the Absolut Spirits Co. Kevin Fennessey, chairman of the Future Brands board, will take on a greater role in the management of the company, working with Bill Newlands, who recently rejoined Beam Global as senior vice president of U.S. commercial development, to oversee day-to-day operations while the company prepares its search for a new chief executive. The company also announced Robert Hill has been named chief financial officer, replacing Barry O’Neil, who has left the company.