Waterloo names three new hires as the brand shifts focus; The Alkaline Water Company names director of operations; Regatta Craft Mixers adds four new members to marketing and sales teams; Alan Murray named chairman of the board at Sambazon; Brian Pear joins PUSH Agency as CMO.
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.
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.
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
Fiji Water president Elizabeth Stephenson is no longer with The Wonderful Company, according to an email from the company. The company declined to comment further
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
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.
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