Los Angeles, CA, May 05, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Food and beverage incubator and distributor Drink Tank Ventures is pleased to announce that Steve Davis has joined the company as Vice President of Sales.
Based in Los Angeles, Drink Tank Ventures is an incubation platform for innovative food and beverage brands. Drink Tank partners with entrepreneurs to bring their products to market effectively, providing expertise on product planning, branding, packaging, marketing, sales, merchandising, and financial and strategic management. Drink Tank owns Uptime Energy Inc., producer of UPTIME brand energy products, as well as a premium water venture in the development stage. Drink Tank also owns a majority interest in Gourmet Purveyors International Inc., a leading distributor of food and beverage products to independent grocers, restaurants, schools, universities, hospitals and other retail outlets in Southern California.
As VP of Sales, Steve will lead the sales efforts for Drink Tank Venture’s house brands, including UPTIME Energy, and will also provide leadership and support to incubated brands. Steve joins Drink Tank Ventures with over 20 years of experience in the food and beverage industry, including positions with Cadbury-Schweppes, Pepsi, Kellogg’s Snacks and Odwalla Juice. Most recently, Steve served as U.S. Manager for Bundaberg Brewed Drinks, presiding over a dramatic expansion of the brand in the United States over the past four years.
“Steve’s leadership and expertise in building distribution and sales for brands nationwide will be invaluable to Drink Tank Ventures as our brands enter the next phase of high growth,” said Benjamin Kim, founder and CEO of Drink Tank Ventures.
About Drink Tank Ventures LLC
Drink Tank Ventures is an incubator and distributor of innovative food and beverage products. Drink Tank owns UPTIME Energy Inc. (www.uptime.energy), manufacturer of UPTIME Energy products, and a premium water venture in development stage. Drink Tank also owns a majority interest in Gourmet Purveyors International Inc., a distributor of food and beverage products in Southern California. Drink Tank partners with entrepreneurs to bring their products to market effectively in order to feed discerning consumers’ demand for new, exciting, health-conscious products.