SPARTA, Mich., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading blended fruit juice brand, Old Orchard Brands(R), has appointed Michael Clayman as vice president of sales. Clayman will oversee all aspects of the growing beverage company's sales and will report directly to Mark Saur, president and founder of the Company. Clayman brings more than 20 years of executive experience to the position including stints at Coca-Cola Enterprises, Wal-Mart, Procter & Gamble, and Georgia Pacific. Most recently he served as Vice President of Sales at Handleman Company. His proven track record in brand management and directing multi-million dollar relationships were key factors for the nation's fourth- largest juice manufacturer. "The ability to successfully develop and manage relationships is what this business is all about," said Old Orchard Brands founder, Mark Saur. "Mike brings a lot to the table in that regard, and we expect his addition will allow us to advance our position as the nation's leading premium bottled beverage manufacturer." Old Orchard Brands is currently the fourth-largest manufacturer of bottled juice in the nation, and the second-largest producer of frozen juice concentrates. Today, Old Orchard products can be found in nearly every major grocery market in the country. Clayman's hiring follows the announcement that grocery executive Henry VonSalzen joined the Old Orchard team as eastern regional manager. Clayman earned his Bachelor of Science degree at Centenary College of Louisiana in Shreveport, and his MBA in marketing from the University of Alabama. He and his family currently reside in the northern Detroit suburb of Rochester Hills. About Old Orchard Brands Sparta, Mich.-based Old Orchard Brands is one of the fastest-growing fruit juice brands in the United States. Established in 1985, the company offers consumers 30 frozen concentrate flavors and 62 bottled varieties in a range of 100 percent fruit juices and blends, premium and organic juices, fruit juice cocktails, low-sugar fruit juice cocktails, and juice-infused teas. Old Orchard Brands is an Allied Capital company. For more about Old Orchard, visit www.oldorchardjuice.com.
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