Jones Soda Co. Appoints Pierre-Marc Laforest as Director of Sales and General Manager, Canada

TORONTO, Ontario (May 17, 2011) — Jones Soda Co. is pleased to announce the appointment of Pierre-Marc Laforest as Director of Sales and General Manager, Canada.

Pierre-Marc Laforest is a committed leader with substantial experience in sales and marketing with over 10 years in consumer packaged goods in both retail and foodservice. Proven ability to manage and coach sales teams, to achieve results in combining a strong strategic thinking with a hands-onapproach.

As General Manager for Jones Soda Co., Pierre-Marc will be responsible for all areas of the business in Canada including sales, marketing, human resources and finances.

About Jones Soda Co.®

Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Jones Soda Co.® markets and distributes premium beverages under the Jones Soda, Jones Pure Cane Soda® and Whoopass Energy Drink® brands and sells through its distribution network in markets primarily across North America. A leader in the premium soda category, Jones is known for its variety of flavors and innovative labelling technique that incorporates always-changing photos sent in from its consumers. Jones Soda is sold through traditional beverage retailers. For more information visit and