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Michael Creamer

Michael Creamer

Corporate Human Resources
Vice President

Jerry Fowden

Jerry Fowden

Chief Executive Officer

Steve Kitching

Steven Kitching

President of Cott’s U.S. Business

Gregory Leiter

Gregory Leiter

 Senior Vice President,

Chief Accounting Officer and Assistant Secretary

 

Marni Morgan Poe

Marni Morgan Poe

Vice President,
General Counsel
Secretary

Jay Wells

Jay Wells

Chief Financial Officer

Carlos Baila

Carlos Baila

Chief Procurement Officer

 

Carlos Bailacarlos baila

Chief Procurement Officer

 

Carlos Baila was appointed Chief Procurement Officer in February 2013. From 2005 to 2012, Mr. Baila worked for PepsiCo Inc. as Vice President of Global Procurement. From 1998 to 2005, Mr. Baila worked as a Supply Chain Executive at Accenture Ltd. where he provided clients with management consulting services primarily around supply chain and strategic sourcing projects, procurement transformations, contract structuring, financial valuations, and supply chain optimizations. Mr. Baila has been involved in multinational projects across the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia; and, in Argentina, held several positions in operations at Keystone Foods from 1995 to 1997 and Quilmes Brewery from 1992 to 1995.

Gregory LeiterGregory Leiter

Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Assistant Secretary

 

Gregory Leiter was appointed Vice President, Corporate Controller and Assistant Secretary of Cott in November 2007, and appointed Senior Vice President and Controller in April 2008. Mr. Leiter took on the additional role of Chief Accounting Officer in January 2010. Mr. Leiter currently serves as our Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer and Assistant Secretary. Prior to joining Cott, Mr. Leiter served from October 2006 to October 2007 as Practice Manager—Governance, Risk & Compliance with the international software firm SAP America. From January 2003 to September 2006, Mr. Leiter held two positions with Graham Packaging Company, an international manufacturer of custom blow-molded plastic containers. From February 2006 to September 2006, he served as Graham Packaging’s Vice President—Global Business Process and from January 2003 to February 2006 as Director of Internal Audit.

 

Jerry FowdenJerry Fowden

Chief Executive Officer

 

Jerry Fowden was appointed Chief Executive Officer on February 18, 2009. Prior to this appointment, he served as President of our international operating segments and Interim President, North America from May 2008 to February 2009, and as Interim President of our United Kingdom operating segment from September 2007 to May 2008. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Trader Media Group Ltd., a media company, and as a member of its parent Guardian Media Group PLC’s Board of Directors from 2005 until 2007. From 2001 until 2004, he served in a variety of roles with AB InBev S.A. Belgium, an alcoholic beverage company, including President, European Zone, Western, Central and Eastern Europe from 2003 to 2004, Global Chief Operating Officer from 2002 to 2003 and Chief Executive Officer of Bass Brewers Ltd., a subsidiary of AB InBev S.A. Belgium, from 2001 to 2002. Mr. Fowden was a director of Chesapeake Corporation (now known as Canal Corporation) when it filed a voluntary Chapter 11 petition in the United States on December 29, 2008. On May 12, 2009, Chesapeake’s operating businesses were sold to a group of investors and Mr. Fowden resigned from his position as a director. Mr. Fowden has served on our board since March 2009.

Marni Morgan PoeMarni Morgan Poe

Vice President, General Counsel Secretary

 

Marni Morgan Poe was appointed as our Vice President, General Counsel Secretary in February 2010. Prior to her appointment, she served as Corporate Counsel of the Company, from September 2008 until her appointment. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Poe was the co founder and Chief Executive Officer of Let’s Eat Dinner, Inc., a franchisor of dinner preparation kitchens, from 2006 to 2008. From 2000 to 2006, she was a partner at the law firm of Holland & Knight LLP and an associate of the law firm from 1995 to 2000.

Michael CreamerMichael Creamer

Corporate Human Resources Vice President

 

Michael Creamer was appointed Vice President of People for International and Tampa, Florida in April 2007 and promoted to Vice President of People for Cott in August 2008. Mr. Creamer currently serves as our Corporate Human Resources Vice President. Prior to joining Cott, Mr. Creamer was Senior Director of Human Resource Operations and International for Avanade Corporation, a global IT consultancy formed as a joint venture between Accenture and Microsoft Corporation. From 1990 to 2004, Mr. Creamer held several positions within Microsoft, including senior global human resources positions.

Steve KitchingSteven Kitching

President of Cott’s U.S. Business

 

Steven Kitching was appointed President of Cott’s U.S. business unit on March 4, 2013. Since 2008, Mr. Kitching has served as Managing Director of Cott’s United Kingdom/Europe business unit. From 2005 to 2008, Mr. Kitching held several positions with InBev UK, including Managing Director - On Trade Sales and Managing Director - Commercial and Field Operations. Prior to that, Mr. Kitching held several positions with Interbrew and Whitbread Beer Company from 1986 to 2005, including General Manager Netherlands of Interbrew from 2004 to 2005.

 

Mike GibbonsJay Wells

Chief Financial Officer

 

Jay Wells was appointed Chief Financial Officer in March 2012. Prior to joining Cott, Mr. Wells held various senior finance positions with Molson Coors from May 2005 to March 2012, including Chief Financial Officer of Molson Coors Canada, a subsidiary of Molson Coors Brewing Company, and Global Vice President, Treasury, Tax, and Strategic Finance of Molson Coors Brewing Company. From September 1990 to April 2005, Mr. Wells held several positions within Deloitte and Touche LLP., including partner.