January 3, 2012 — Icelandic Water Holdings ehf, makers of the award-winning, CarbonNeutral® premium natural spring water Icelandic Glacial, announced today the promotion of Jeff Gibbons to Vice President of Sales for the West Coast of the United States and Kerry Hitchcock as Vice President of Sales for the East Coast. As former Director of Sales for their respective territories, both Gibbons and Hitchcock will now oversee all sales operations in the U.S.
“Icelandic Glacial is proud to announce Jeff and Kerry’s new roles as Vice President of Sales for Icelandic Glacial Water,” said Jon Olafsson, chairman and co-founder, Icelandic Glacial. “Both Jeff and Kerry have spread the market reach of Icelandic Glacial above and beyond our projections for the U.S. and we look forward to the continued growth that will be guided by both men.”
About Icelandic Glacial Natural Spring Water™
Born and bottled in Ölfus, Iceland, Icelandic Glacial™ is the world’s first certified CarbonNeutral® natural spring bottled water for both product and operations. An environmental pioneer in the industry, Icelandic Glacial™ uses 100% natural green energy in the form of geothermal and hydroelectric power to fuel production, delivering a super-premium bottled water from pristine Iceland to consumers while maintaining a “net zero” carbon footprint.
The source of Icelandic Glacial™ is Iceland’s legendary Ölfus Spring, a naturally replenished catchment zone formed during a massive volcanic eruption more than 4,500 years ago. The Spring has been deemed certifiably sustainable by Zenith International, Europe’s leading food and drinks consultancy. The Ölfus Spring produces water so pure that nothing is added or taken away. As a result, Icelandic Glacial™ possesses exceptional balance that is the envy of the industry, featuring a naturally occurring low mineral content and naturally high alkaline pH level of 8.4.
As a testament to its exceptional purity, Icelandic Glacial™ was chosen by Parfums Christian Dior as the exclusive hydration method to be used in their Diorsnow line of skin-lightening beauty products to be released in 2012.
Icelandic Glacial™ is distributed in the United States by Anheuser-Busch, which took a 20 percent ownership stake in the company in July 2007.
For more information about Icelandic Glacial™, visit www.icelandicglacial.com. Follow us on Twitter @ ”IcelandicWater” and Facebook @ “Icelandic Glacial Water”