People Moves

People Moves: Essentia Sales SVP Mike Sharman Departs for Recess

In this roundup of People Moves, Essentia's SVP of sales moves to emerging hemp-infused beverage maker Recess. Meanwhile, ROAR Organics appoints a new VP of sales, while Riff Cold Brewed announces Julie Galbraith as its new CMO.

People Moves: High Brew Coffee CMO Announces Exit

After four years at cold brew maker High Brew Coffee, CMO Mari Lee has announced her exit from the company, effective January 15. Lee joined High Brew in 2015 after serving as vice president of field marketing at KIND, and has previously held positions at Glaceau and Red Bull. High Brew’s brand manager, Miles Aghajanian, will take over after her exit.

People Moves: Todd Berardi Exits Hiball

Todd Berardi Exits Hiball; Rowdy Mermaid Names VEB, PepsiCo Vet as VP of Sales & Marketing; Mad Tasty Names Dan Holland as COO; Sprig CEO Michael Lewis Exits Company; Scott LaPorta Joins Sugarfina as CEO; Lemon Perfect Names VP of Sales, VP of Operations; Apple Rush Adds Randy Ornstein to Advisory Board

People Moves: OWYN Names Mark Olivieri President

OWYN Names Mark Olivieri President; Sweet Reasons Brings On Industry Vets; American Beverage Association Announces New Board Members; New Age Names Julie Garlikov as CMO; Rob Paladino Joins Sol-ti as President; David Kroll Exits COCO5

Beverage Veterans Join CBD Brand Ojai Energetics

Upstart CBD brand Ojai Energetics has added two beverage industry veterans to its management team, with former Coke executive Tom Hicks coming on as COO and Jim Tonkin joining the company’s advisory board.

People Moves: Adam Louras Steps Down as Iris Nova COO

Adam Louras Steps Down as Iris Nova COO to Launch Consulting Agency; Matt Kahn Leaves CELSIUS; Death Wish Coffee Appoints COO; Dunkin’ Brands CMO Steps Down; Zing Zang Names Brent Albertson as CEO