Former Coca-Cola Executive Named New President & CEO of Clements Citrus
STUART, Fla., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Clements Golden Phoenix Enterprises, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CGPE), parent company of Clements Citrus Sales of Florida Inc. (CCSF), announced that Antonio Doria has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Doria is a highly experienced corporate leader with an impressive track record of creating and managing business operations on a domestic and international level. Mr. Doria worked for Coca-Cola for nearly 20 years where he was the Regional General Manager for some Mediterranean and Eastern European Countries. During that time his duties included planning, marketing, sales, distribution, finance, administration and production. From there he moved on to work for 7-UP International, which was then a Philip Morris Company. Mr. Doria was eventually promoted to President of South American Operations. He was responsible for developing new markets and credited with increasing revenues and profits substantially over approved budgets. Mr. Doria was soon hired by Globefern S.A., a Switzerland-based consulting group, where he was Senior Vice President and Partner. After increasing client profits over and above optimistic expectations, he was named President of Globefern U.S.A., Inc. Mr. Doria oversaw all operations including start-ups and strategies. Mr. Doria, who is 63 years old, was born in Pescara, Italy. He earned a Doctorate in Business and Law at Bari University. He attended numerous advanced management and international trade courses and conferences in North America and Europe. Mr. Doria is fluent in English, Spanish, French and Italian. Mr. Joseph Rizzuti, Chairman and COO of Clements Golden Phoenix said, "We are fortunate to secure a professional like Antonio Doria for this key position at Clements. He brings to the company a wealth of international business and management experience with leading consumer goods companies in diverse national economies." "It is a privilege for me to join this distinguished group of experienced business professionals and look forward to lead a very talented team towards ambitious goals at home and abroad," said Mr. Doria. "We operate in a very competitive environment and major opportunities will be identified and pursued for the benefit of all stakeholders. We shall make sure that the shareholders are adequately rewarded for the confidence put in this management group and in this business," he added. Clements Citrus Sales of Florida Inc. continues to strive to be the leading marketer of Florida Citrus and fresh fruit products into the Chinese market. CCSF success is due to its ever-growing relationship with buyers and distributors in The People's Republic of China and an aggressive strategy to name brand "Clements" premium citrus products throughout China. CCSF was one of the first American citrus companies to receive coveted import permits from the Chinese Government. Clements Citrus Sales of Florida Inc. was formed in 1997 for the primary purpose of marketing and selling Florida's famous "Indian River" citrus in new and existing territories. The company is constantly name branding "Clements" premium citrus products around the world and is in the process of launching "Clements" premium frozen concentrated orange juice in the United States. For investment or business information about Clements Citrus Sales of Florida Inc., please contact Investor Relations Director, Ron Pugliese, at our toll free number, (866) 219-3565, or log on at WWW.FLOJ.NET. This release contains statements that constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These statements appear in a number of places in this release and include all statements that are not statements of historical fact regarding the intent, belief or current expectations of the Company, its directors or its officers with respect to, among other things: (i) the Company's financing plans; (ii) trends affecting the Company's financial condition or results of operations; (iii) the Company's growth strategy and operating strategy; and (iv) the declaration and payment of dividends. The words "may," "would," "will," "expect," "estimate," "anticipate," "believe," "intend," and similar expressions and variations thereof are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned that any forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the Company's ability to control, and that actual results may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. Contact: Tom McNicholas Clements Golden Phoenix Enterprises, Inc. (561) 219-1719, or fax, (561) 219-1718, or mobile, (561) 263-1567 MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT - Click Here http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X66141825
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