Michael K.

Sales Director | Specialist Market Entry Beverages

United States of America

Looking to add Distributors to help take this Brand to the next level We will be growing our Portfolio and increasing our Value & Presence Nationally. We also do Private Label & Contract Bottling.

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Food & Beverage


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Sales Director

Ginseng Up
5 years
Current position
May 2017 - Present
Ginseng UP company is about crafting beverages packed with premium ginseng.

Business Development Key Account Manager

1 year
Mar 2016 - Apr 2017
Verday produces chlorophyll water. Target market of refreshment drinks to keep yourself hydrated during the hot summer months and sports.

Sales Director

Nirvana Spring
4 years
Dec 2008 - Dec 2012
Building a Brand of water from the ground up. Building a hybrid system of Distributors & Retailers throughout the Northeast. Introduced Nirvana Brand to US Foodservice, Fairway Markets...see more

Regional Sales Manager

Apple & Eve LLC
9 months
Dec 2007 - Sep 2008
Provided expert consultation on new brand launch of Awake 100% Juice energy drink in the Metropolitan New York market. Hired and trained 4-member sales staff. Introduced Apple and Eve ...see more

National Account Executive

Dr Pepper Snapple Group
7 years
Dec 2000 - Dec 2007
Oversaw sales execs managing accounts of 30 bottlers and distributors, for brands including Mistic, Snapple, and RC. Partnered with regional managers to obtain marketplace feedback and ...see more

Division Sales Manager

Triarc Beverages Inc
3 years
Dec 1997 - Dec 2000
Led activities for 3 of the Brand's top 20 ADI markets in upstate New York, with oversight of a multimillion-dollar budget within division and accountability for achieving annual volume...see more

Regional Sales Manager

Quaker Oats
2 years
Dec 1994 - Dec 1996
Oversaw growth and budget for all channels to market. Played key role in transition of Snapple to Quaker Oats.

Regional Sales Manager / Sales Strategy

2 years
Dec 1992 - Dec 1994

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Food & Beverage


  • Business Strategy
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Sales
  • Forecasting
  • Sales Operations
  • Sales Management
  • Product Management
  • Account Management
  • P&L Management
  • Pricing
  • Market Planning
  • Negotiation