Both leaders bring noteworthy expertise, experience to corporate team
November 28, 2022
Austin, Texas-based Nutrabolt, a global active health and wellness company, announced the addition of Chief Marketing Officer Robert Zajac, and Chief Growth Officer, Sabba Naserian to its executive team. Each highly accomplished leader takes a results-driven approach to innovation, and plays an integral role in pushing the company to its next phase of success, it says.
ROAR Organic, Bethlehem, Pa., shared it is heading into Q4 with a number of notable updates to finish out the year. With the latest SPINS data reporting ROAR Organic retail sales are up 87% year-to-date, the beverage brand continues to expand, including its recent national launch into Whole Foods Market, an upcoming launch into 95% of Kroger stores nationwide, increased availability in key retailer Albertsons/Safeway, and a new president in beverage veteran Bill Lange.
New role created to further accelerate the brand's growth trajectory
July 1, 2022
Toronto, Canada-based BioSteel Sports Nutrition Inc. announced the appointment of Bruce Jacobson as President of BioSteel, who, together with Co-Founders John Celenza and Michael Cammalleri, will be responsible for accelerating the growth of BioSteel into a top-4 sports hydration company. Jacobson joins BioSteel with a wealth of experience from the beverage industry, the company notes.
Seattle-based Talking Rain Beverage Co., the maker of Sparkling Ice beverages, appointed Ken Sylvia to CEO, effective April 12. As a driven leader, Sylvia will continue to fulfill Talking Rain’s mission of “Creating Connections with Every Sip” by prioritizing employee development, community engagement, product innovation and corporate responsibility, the company says.
Derek Hill’s tenure spans 30 years in the Pepsi system
February 1, 2022
Raleigh, N.C.-based Pepsi Bottling Ventures LLC (PBV), a joint venture of Suntory Group and PepsiCo, named Derek Hill as president and chief executive officer (CEO). The announcement followed the retirement of Paul Finney, who served as president and CEO from 2012-2021.
New leadership will further accelerate innovation, growth
September 8, 2021
St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch announced enhancements to its U.S. commercial leadership team to further support the company's consumer-first commercial strategy. The new commercial leadership team brings more than 60 years of combined experience building brands and driving growth in the U.S. and other markets worldwide.
New York-based Brockmans Gin Ltd. named Guy Lawrence as its chief executive officer (CEO). Lawrence joined the company one year ago as managing director and is replacing co-founder Neil Everitt, who remains on the Board and is the company’s largest shareholder.
Rob Gehring will assume president, CEO position beginning Jan. 1, 2021
November 12, 2020
Swire Coca-Cola USA, Draper, Utah, announced that Jack Pelo, its president and chief executive officer (CEO) for the past 24 years, will retire at the end of this year. Rob Gehring, currently chief operating officer, will assume the president and CEO role beginning Jan. 1, 2021.