The Alkaline Water Company Inc., which markets products bottled under the trademark Alkaline88, is pleased to announce the nomination of Brian Sudano, Managing Partner of Beverage Marketing Corporation, as a director of the Company to be presented to stockholders of the Company for election at the annual meeting of stockholders of the Company to be held on September 14, 2018.
Before voting, the Company encourages its stockholders to access and review all of the important information contained in the Company’s proxy statement dated August 13, 2018. The proxy statement is available at http://www.proxyandprinting.com/alkalinewater.
The Company is the creator of an innovative, state-of-the-art, proprietary electrolysis beverage process. The Company packages and sells its alkaline water in 1-gallon, 3-liter, 1.5-liter, 1-liter, 700-milliliter and 500-milliliter sizes to over 40,000 retail locations in all 50 states.
“Mr. Sudano is one of the most respected names in the beverage world. We are truly honored that he agreed to be nominated to serve on our Board of Directors. His insight will be invaluable to the future growth and direction of the Company. His acumen and industry expertise gained as the Managing Partner of Beverage Marketing Corporation, the leading beverage research, consulting, and financial service firm serving the beverage industry, will allow us to further grow with his extraordinary guidance. All of the other Board members and management are enthusiastic about the opportunity to work with Brian,” said Richard A. Wright, President and CEO of The Alkaline Water Company Inc.
“Alkaline88 is a tremendous growth story. The Company has averaged a 75 percent three-year compounded growth rate and recently reported over $19.8 million in sales for FY 2018. The beverage industry, and specifically the bottled water space, is one of the most competitive markets in the U.S.. For a company to achieve what Alkaline88 has done in only 5 short years is to say the least, exceptional. I look forward to working with Alkaline88 and growing the brand to the next level,” Sudano said.
About Brian Sudano
Brian Sudano is Managing Partner of Beverage Marketing Corporation and BMC Strategic Associates. Mr. Sudano’s experience covers nearly the entire beverage industry, from energy drinks to wine, with special expertise in beverage alcohol by virtue of varied industry experience and broad range of projects. Mr. Sudano manages several major clients, providing on-going strategic and market advise, while leading projects in strategic planning, market entry analysis and planning, sales/distribution, business modeling, brand repositioning and international opportunity assessment. Mr. Sudano is regularly quoted in the leading global business publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Forbes and The Economist. He has spoken at many beverage industry events, and is a contributing editor at Beverage World magazine. Mr. Sudano received an MBA from Rutgers Graduate School of Management, a magna cum laude and honors graduate from Delaware Valley College receiving a BS and a New Jersey CPA.
About Beverage Marketing Corporation
For more than 40 years, Beverage Marketing Corporation has grown into the leading management consulting firm and a leading research company to the beverage industry. Using the four pillars of quick project starts, strong understanding of client issues, cost effective activities, and real-world workable solutions backed by our extensive proprietary data, BMC differentiates itself from other firms to deliver the best-possible solutions to our clients. For more information on BMC visit: https://www.beveragemarketing.com/
The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (TSXV:WTER) (OTCQB:WTER) has developed an innovative, state-of-the-art, proprietary electrolysis process that produces healthy alkaline water for a balanced lifestyle. The Company is focused on the business of distributing and marketing for retail sale of its cost-effectively packaged Alkaline88® water beverage products. Visit: www.thealkalinewaterco.com.
About Alkaline Water Products
Alkaline88®’s premier alkaline water is an 8.8 pH balanced bottled alkaline drinking water enhanced with trace minerals and electrolytes. The product offers consumers the unique opportunity to purchase alkaline water in conveniently packaged 1-gallon, 3-liter, 1.5-liter, 1-liter, 700-milliliter and 500-milliliter sizes. The Alkaline Water Company Inc. is currently in the midst of a national mass-market expansion program, where the product is already available for consumer sales at a growing number of major retail locations across many parts of the United States. Learn more about the science behind alkaline water by visiting www.thealkalinewaterco.com.