CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the next step in the company's evolution, Phusion Projects announced today that Jim Sloan will be promoted from executive vice president to president, effective immediately.
Sloan, who has more than 25 years of experience in the alcohol business, will be overseeing the day-to-day activities of the company and managing the company's growing executive team, which now has more than 100 years of combined industry experience. He has been with Phusion for four years, previously holding senior management positions at Heineken USA and Star Brand Imports.
"We've seen strong growth in our products, sales force and executive team over the past year and I'm excited by the opportunity to lead Phusion, as we are increasingly recognized as a pioneering, multi-brand supplier," said Sloan, president of Phusion Projects. "Our commitment to innovation drives us. We've developed a superior sales team, strong relationships with our distributors, retailers and wholesalers, and have attracted some of the most loyal customers in the business."
"Sloan has been an vital part of our organization the past few years, providing strong leadership and overseeing the sales strategy for Phusion's brands," said Chris Hunter, co-founder of Phusion Projects. "As we continue to grow, his vision and experience make him perfectly suited to take over as president and guide our company into the future. "
Sloan resides in New York with his wife and son, but will be spending a significant amount of time in the company's Chicago headquarters.
About Phusion Projects
Phusion Projects, LLC is a Chicago-based, multi-brand alcoholic beverage company that sells its products – including Four Loko, Poco Loko, Earthquake, Moskato Life and Island Squeeze – in the U.S. and Canada. From the company's inception, Phusion Projects has been committed to making contributions to communities, operating as a responsible member of the alcoholic beverage industry and setting unmatched standards in this regard. To learn more about Phusion Projects and its commitment to responsible drinking, please visit http://www.phusionresponsibility.com. In addition, we encourage you to learn the facts about Four Loko at http://www.phusionprojects.com/four-loko-fact-vs-fiction/.
SOURCE Phusion Projects, LLC