CELSIUS HOLDINGS, INC. (OTCMKTS:CELH) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On May 16, 2019, the Company held its 2017/2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting the Company’s shareholders elected Regan Ebert to serve as a member of the Celsius Board of Directors.
Ms. Ebert, 53, is a seasoned executive with over twenty years of experience at three of the top consumer packaged goods companies in the world: PepsiCo, General Mills, and Dr Pepper Snapple Group. Most recently, from 2012 to 2019 Ms. Ebert served as Senior Vice President of Marketing for Dr Pepper Snapple Group. In this role, Ms. Ebert led brand marketing for the non-carbonated beverage portfolio including Snapple teas and juice drinks and the mixer portfolio. She also managed marketing for Core Flavor CSD\’s and sparkling water brands. In addition to brand marketing, Regan had responsibility for the media team, the Content Marketing Center of Excellence, the Hispanic Marketing Center of Excellence, and the Mexico and Canadian marketing teams. Prior to joining Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Ms. Ebert spent 10 years with PepsiCo working in both their Frito-Lay and Quaker Foods divisions. She also spent 5 years at General Mills working in several divisions including snacks, cereals and desserts. Ms. Ebert earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame and a Masters of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Texas at Austin. Ms. Ebert’s extensive experience in brand marketing makes her a qualified nominee for the Board of Directors.
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On May 16, 2019, the Company’s shareholders voted on the four proposals listed below at the Annual Meeting. The final voting results for each proposal are set forth in the following tables. For more information about each of the proposals please see the Company’s definitive Proxy Statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 8, 2019.
Proposal 1: Election of Directors – Election of the nominees listed below as directors to hold office until the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are elected.
Consistent with the above results, the Company’s Board of Directors has determined that the Company will continue to hold future advisory votes on executive compensation every three years.
About CELSIUS HOLDINGS, INC. (OTCMKTS:CELH)
Celsius Holdings, Inc. is engaged in the development, marketing, sale and distribution of functional calorie-burning fitness beverages under the Celsius brand name. The Company’s product range includes Sparkling Grape Rush, Sparkling Watermelon, Sparkling Orange, Sparkling Wild Berry, Sparkling Cola, Raspberry Acai Green Tea, Peach Mango Green Tea, Flo Fusion Orange and Flo Fusion Berry. The Company’s products are sweetened with sucralose, which is suitable for consumers whose sugar intake is restricted. The Company’s Celsius brand uses ingredients and supplements, such as green tea (EGCG), ginger, calcium, chromium, B vitamins and vitamin C. The Company outsources the manufacturing process to third-party co-packers. It provides co-packers with flavors, ingredient blends, cans and other raw materials for its beverages purchased by it from various suppliers. It sells Celsius brand across retail segments, which include supermarkets and convenience stores.