Durham, NC, August 20, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Encaff Products has added a powerful list of high profile business gurus and leaders to its Board of Directors. Encaff is the parent company of Buzzed™ Breakfast Bars, Buzz™ Donuts and Buzzed™ Bagels. Joining the board of Encaff are:
Bill Bartmann – Mr. Bartmann, who was ranked the 25th richest man in America by Forbes magazine in 1998, started a $3.5 billion company from a loan of $13,000. Mr. Bartmann has repeatedly been named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by various publications and organizations. Mr. Bartmann’s credentials include induction into the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame, has a permanent place in the Smithsonian’s Museum of American History, received the American Academy of Achievement’s Golden Plate Award for one of the 21st Century’s Most Extraordinary Achievers; and named "One of the Top 100 Entrepreneurs of the Last 100 Years" by the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership. Mr. Bartmann has appeared on national television and shared the stage with such notables as Steve Forbes, General Colin Powell, Zig Ziglar, Terry Bradshaw, Suze Orman and others (see www.billbartmann.com/credentials).
Ronald T. Self –Mr. Self has extensive experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry with three Blue Chip Corporations. After starting his career in Sales and Field Management for Proctor & Gamble and Pepsi-Cola, he became the Area VP and Director of National Accounts for Coca-Cola Co. Mr. Self has also held many executive positions leading businesses from $100 million to $1.8 billion in Professional Services for Companies including- Spherion Corp as Division President, Comsys IT Partners as EVP and COO, Headhunter.net as President and COO (sold to Career Builder.com), Uniscribe Professional Services as President and CEO (sold to Williams Lea), and Regus Group as COO.
John Signorino – Mr. Signorino is the former President and CEO of Chicken of the Sea International. Previously, he was President and CEO of Ruiz Foods Inc. and Vice President and General Manager of David & Sons, a Division of Nestle USA. Mr. Signorino has 25 years of CPG experience with Fortune 50 and multinationals companies including Nestle and Anheuser-Busch and experience in sales/marketing and operations in snack foods, confections, frozen and ethnic foods, agricultural and industrial products.
About Encaff Products, LLC
Encaff Products has developed a novel, tasteless caffeine by microencapsulating small particles of caffeine with an edible, tasteless coating to create Encaff™. Caffeine is a very bitter substance that is heavily masked for use in soft drinks and is consumed by over 165 million Americans daily. The Encaff™ product allows manufacturers to add caffeine to food products without altering its taste or texture, which has lead to new and exciting new products like the Buzz™ donut and Buzzed™ bagel. Encaff received national attention last year when its founder, Dr. Robert Bohannon, appeared on Good Morning America, CBS Early Show, CNN, Fox News and other programs with his tasteless caffeine invention. For more information, visit www.encaff.com