Beverage Industry

Voss appoints former Snapple CEO Belsito to Group CEO

January 5, 2010

Voss of Norway, the maker of Voss Artesian Water, appointed Jack Belsito group chief executive officer, effective immediately, succeeding Knut Brundtland.
 
Belsito is the former chief executive officer of the Snapple Beverage group and long time senior executive for Cadbury Schweppes’ North American beverage business. He will be located at the Voss headquarters in New York.
 
Voss Chairman Rune Flogstad said in a statement: “With Jack at the helm, I am confident that Voss will continue to expand its global presence and further develop its already strong brand position. We are very fortunate that Knut Brundtland so capably led our company and will stay on as a major stakeholder.”
 
Brundtland added: “I am very happy to hand over the responsibilities for Voss to a truly professional and experienced leader, Jack Belsito.”