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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

officer ausher

Jason Ausher

 Chief Accounting Officer

 

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

officer harrington

Thomas J. Harrington

Chief Executive Officer DSS

Carlos Bailacarlos baila

Chief Procurement Officer

 

Carlos Baila was appointed Chief Procurement Officer in 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.

officer ausherJason Ausher

Chief Accounting Officer

 

Jason Ausher was appointed Chief Accounting Officer in May 2015. Prior to this appointment, from 2015 to 2011, Mr. Ausher served as the Company’s VP Treasurer, Corporate Development. From 2010 to 2011, Mr. Ausher served as the Company’s Corporate Controller and from 2008 to 2010 he held the position of Controller for the Company’s U.S. business unit. From 2003 to 2008, Mr. Ausher held numerous positions with Walter Industries, Inc. and Mueller Water Products Inc. (a water infrastructure business and spin-off of Walter Industries, Inc.), including the position of Vice President of Finance. Prior to this, from 1996 to 2002, Mr. Ausher was with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Jerry FowdenJerry Fowden

Chief Executive Officer

 

Jerry Fowden was appointed as our Chief Executive Officer on February 18, 2009. Prior to this appointment, he served as President of Cott’s international operating segments and Interim President, North America from May 2008 to February 2009, and as Interim President of Cott’s United Kingdom business unit 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 ABInBev 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 ABInBev S.A. Belgium, from 2001 to 2002. From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Fowden was Managing Director of the Rank Group Plc’s Hospitality and Holiday Division and was a member of the Rank Group Plc Board of Directors from 1999 to 2001. Mr. Fowden currently serves on the board of directors of Constellation Brands, Inc., a premium wine company, and the American Beverage Association, a trade association that represents America’s non-alcoholic beverage industry. Mr. Fowden has served on Cott’s board since March 2009.

Marni Morgan PoeMarni Morgan Poe

Vice President, General Counsel Secretary

 

Marni Morgan Poe was appointed Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in 2010. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Poe served as Corporate Counsel of the Company from 2008 to 2010. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Poe was a partner at the law firm of Holland & Knight LLP from 2000 to 2006 and an associate of the law firm from 1995 to 2000.

Michael CreamerMichael Creamer

Corporate Human Resources Vice President

 

Michael Creamer was appointed our Vice President of Human Resources for International and Tampa, Florida in 2007 and promoted to Vice President of Human Resources for Cott in 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 North America business unit in 2013. From 2008 to 2013, Mr. Kitching 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 2012. Prior to joining Cott, Mr. Wells held various senior finance positions with Molson Coors from 2005 to 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 1990 to 2005, Mr. Wells held several positions within Deloitte and Touche LLP, including partner.

 

officer harringtonThomas J. Harrington

Chief Executive Officer DS

 

Thomas J. Harrington was appointed Chief Executive Officer of our DSS business unit in connection with the closing of the DSS Acquisition on December 12, 2014. Prior to the DSS Acquisition, Mr. Harrington served in various roles with DSS from 2004 to 2014, including Chief Executive Officer, President, Chief Operating Officer, West Division President, and Senior Vice President, Central Division. Prior to joining DSS, Mr. Harrington served in various roles with Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. including Vice President and General Manager of Coca-Cola Enterprises New York and Chicago divisions. He also served in various sales and marketing roles with Pepperidge Farm from 1979 to 1985. Mr. Harrington currently serves on the board of directors of the International Bottled Water Association, the National Automatic Merchandising Association and the Water Quality Association.

officer corby2Stephen Corby

Managing Director

 

Stephen Corby was appointed Managing Director of Cott’s UK/Europe business unit in 2013. From 2006 to 2013, Mr. Corby served as Sales Director of Cott’s UK/Europe business unit. From 2002 to 2006, Mr. Corby served as Sales Director for Northern Foods.