CHICAGO, Feb. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Bevolution Group, a leader in the manufacture of shelf-stable and frozen beverage products, today announced the appointment of Jay W. Erskin as Senior Vice President Supply Chain, with responsibility for manufacturing, procurement, logistics, and customer service and oversight for quality and food safety programs, and Rosaleen Doherty as Vice President Research and Development, Quality and Regulatory. Mr. Erskin and Ms. Doherty, both industry veterans, recently joined the company.
Mr. Erskin has over 17 years of leadership experience in various food and beverage companies, and has held positions with increasing responsibility in both privately held and publicly held companies where he consistently delivered significant cost savings through manufacturing optimization and distribution efforts, while also implementing key initiatives related to world-class manufacturing. Mr. Erskin is joining Bevolution Group most recently from SK Food Group, Inc. where he served as their Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that, he was Vice President Operations at Chobani and also worked for MARS Petcare, Dannon Company and Kraft Foods.
Ms. Doherty brings over 25 years of leadership experience in various food and beverage companies where she managed the company's R&D portfolio, providing strategic insights and operational excellence across R&D. Most recently, Ms. Doherty was the Vice President of Research and Development and Regulatory for Lyons Magnus. Prior to that, she was Director of Applications & Commercial Development for Innophos, Inc. and also worked for Sweet Ovations.
"We are pleased to welcome Jay and Rosaleen to our Bevolution Group team," says Sam Lteif, CEO of Bevolution Group. "Jay will play a critical role with his extensive manufacturing experience and drive for results across all elements of the supply chain. Rosaleen is a skilled and innovative leader with strong product development and plant commercialization experience."
About Bevolution Group
Bevolution Group is a leader in the manufacture of shelf-stable and frozen beverage products, and cocktail mixes. The company was established through the integration of long-time foodservice leaders Juice Tyme and Lemon-X in March 2015. Bevolution Group added Tropics Mixology to its portfolio in November 2015. To help foodservice customers keep up with increasing demand and fast-changing beverage trends, Bevolution Group offers a growing portfolio of innovative, high-quality beverage products, as well as equipment and service. The company also manufactures products customized to meet specific sensory and delivery needs. Customers and markets include broadliners, independent distributors, GPOs, restaurants and bars, hotels, healthcare organizations, casinos, education campuses, and military facilities across the US, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Bevolution Group is headquartered in Chicago with production facilities in Chicago, IL, Frostproof, FL, and Huntington Station, NY. For more information, please visit bevolutiongroup.com.
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