Grocery Sales Veteran Boards as Regional Business Manager Serving New York

SPARTA, Mich., Sept. 27, 2010— Leading fruit juice manufacturer Old Orchard Brands® has named Doug Acree as Regional Business Manager serving the greater New York metropolitan market. Acree will be based in a satellite office in Boonton, New Jersey, and reports directly to Mark Saur, founder and CEO of Old Orchard Brands.

Acree has more than 25 years of grocery and consumer product sales experience to add to the growing juice brand. He brings a track record that includes a number of past national sales awards, and a skill set developed by holding top business development positions for international consumer products companies spanning across grocery and health and beauty categories, including American Italian Pasta Company and L’Oreal Cosmetics.

The addition of Acree underscores Old Orchard’s commitment to building consumer preference for its healthy, economical and family-friendly juice products in Metro New York grocery retailers.

“Doug is not only experienced in the field, but he’s from the area, so he understands what it takes to grow our brand in that market,” said Saur. “His presence is going to make a big impact on our success going forward.”

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