Old Orchard Brands Expands Executive Team

Leading Beverage Brand Appoints Second Industry Veteran to Key Management

Position in as Many Months

Feb 11, 2008, 00:00 ET from Old Orchard Brands

    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.

SOURCE Old Orchard Brands