VP of Corporate Beverage Innovations and Operations – PLACED

VP of Corporate Beverage Innovations and Operations

VP of Corporate Beverage Innovations and Operations from @twgrecruiters

The Wellington Group has been engaged to find a VP of Corporate Beverage Innovations and Operations, a seasoned beverage leader with extensive operations, new product development, marketing and commercialization experience. We are seeking a strategic leader and visionary manager with hand-on experience in developing a beverage strategy, leading innovations and product development, marketing, operations and field support. Must be a roll up your sleeves and jump in professional to learn a new company, products, people and make assessments to enhance, improve and propel the company through extensive global growth and brand impact.

Exciting career opportunity to make a direct impact on the development of new products and global consumer markets, company is motivated to hire ASAP. . .great salary, bonus and benefits. This is the role to combine an entire career’s worth of expertise into a global impact…Who Do You Know?

The qualified VP of Corporate Beverage Innovations and Operations candidate will have:

  • •Highly creative leadership and strong interpersonal skills to fit the culture and diverse int’l needs
  • BS Degree or applicable industry expertise, MBA is highly desired 
  • 10+ years experience with leading beverage operations from ideation to commercialization 
  • Extensive experience in Food & Beverage Manufacturing environment, experience with overseeing the scaling of products to retail or CPG volume 
  • Hands-on experience with coffee; from beans and blends to retail and production equipment and CPG packaged and branded products 
  • Seeking diverse experience with hot and cold beverages, blends, flavors, product pairing, coffee, ice cream, smoothies and current beverage market trends 
  • Experience in new product ideation and development with a known brand(s), restaurant chains, QSR, Fast Casual or culinary supplier to major corporate clients is ideal 
  • Able to work with int’l teams and agents on concepts, testing, developments and product roll-outs 
  • Experience with branding, marketing, product teasers and product launch 
  • Excellent management and problem solving skills, able to manage multiple projects and development cycles simultaneously 
  • Ability to make executive level decisions and recommendations to Sr Management and various partnerships, experience building a team of people to meet internal goals and market demands

Industry: Beverage, foodservice, product development, coffee, coffee category, smoothies, hot and cold, QSR, CPG, Fast Casual, culinary agent
Position: VP of Corporate Beverage Innovations and Operations

Don’t wait, apply with The Wellington Group today!
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The Wellington Group