Former COO of Seagram’s Int. Bringing 40+ Years of Global Beverage Sector Experience
VANCOUVER, Dec. 28, 2017 /CNW/ – Phivida Holdings Inc. (“The Company” or “Phivida”) has appointed veteran food and beverage executive Mr. Jon David Silverman as the Chairman of the Phivida Advisory Board.
Mr. Silverman joins Phivida with forty plus years of experience building major beverage brands and maximizing shareholder value. As an experienced senior executive in the global food and beverage sector, Mr. Silverman has proven success in strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, operations as well as marketing and distribution.
Mr. Silverman has served on the board of directors and executive of major multinational beverage corporations.
Mr. Silverman is the former Executive Vice President of Seagram’s global emerging markets division where he oversaw the growth of Seagram’s International Inc. Mr. Silverman was also a long-term strategic advisor at John Labatt Ltd. where he concentrated on optimization of operations and corporate structure. John Labatt was later sold to Interbrew Belgium in 1995, which later merged with AmBev to form InBev in 2004. Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) later consolidated with SABMiller in 2016, in a merger valued at over US $100 billion. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV is now the largest alcohol based beverage brand manufacturing and marketing company in the world and is publicly traded as “BUD” on the New York Stock Exchange.
Mr. Silverman also served as a member of the Executive Committee of Bavaria Colombia with leading brands in their respective markets across Latin America. Mr. Silverman simultaneously served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of Bavaria Colombia Inc. Mr. Silverman planned and led the reorganization and restructuring and streamlining Bavaria thereby significantly increasing annual EBITDA, on efficiency.
During his tenure as EVP/COO at Bavaria, Jon and his operations team led the increase of per capita consumption of core beverage products, while maintaining in-market share of core brands – in Continue Reading