Clearly Canadian Beverage Corporation, Vancouver, British Columbia announced that David Parkes, former President and CEO of Sprint Canada, has been appointed a member of the Clearly Canadian Board of Directors. An experienced director with other public companies, including Microcell Communications, Mr. Parkes has also managed some of Canada’s fastest growing companies, taking them from start up to billion dollar revenue levels. He is a prominent member of the community and has served as Chairman of Junior Achievement Metro Toronto, Director of JA Canada, and Director of Special Olympics Canada. He currently runs David Parkes & Associates, an executive consulting services firm specializing in turnarounds, start ups, and fast growth management challenges.
Brent Lokash, President of Clearly Canadian stated, “David Parkes brings a wealth of experience in business development, mergers and acquisitions and fast growth business practices. While heading Sprint Canada, Mr. Parkes consolidated acquired companies and implemented growth strategies resulting in revenues growing from under $200 million to $1 billion in just 3 years. His history of building strong, results oriented organizations, and his experience driving the growth of other public companies, including Cantel (now Rogers Wireless) and Look Communications, will benefit us tremendously as we press forward with our initiatives.”
About Clearly Canadian
Based in Vancouver, B.C., Clearly Canadian Beverage Corporation markets premium alternative beverages and products, including Clearly Canadian(R) sparkling flavoured water and Clearly Canadian O+2(R) oxygen enhanced water beverage which are distributed in the United States, Canada and various other countries. Since its inception, the Clearly Canadian brand has sold over 90 million cases equating to over 2 billion bottles worldwide. Additional information about Clearly Canadian may be obtained at www.clearly.ca.