BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (Keurig), a leader in specialty coffee and innovative single serve brewing systems, today announced the appointment of Maria Sceppaguercio to the position of Senior Vice President of Investor Relations. She will build the investor relations function for Keurig and will report to Ozan Dokmecioglu, Keurig’s Chief Financial Officer.
Heather Catelotti, Vice President of Investor Relations, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, will continue to lead investor relations for Dr Pepper Snapple Group. She will partner with Maria as the merger is completed and is expected to transition to a senior finance role after close.
“Maria’s skills and leadership will be a major asset to Keurig as we operate as a public company upon the close of our merger with Dr Pepper Snapple Group,” said Mr. Dokmecioglu. “She has experience managing the transition from private to public company, and an impressive track record building strong relationships with key influencers in the investor community.”
Maria has more than 30 years of experience in investor relations, strategic communications, corporate finance, and business planning roles across a wide range of industries. She joins Keurig from Pinnacle Foods, where she built an investor relations competency for the company. During her tenure, she successfully managed Pinnacle’s IPO in 2013, as well as other key milestones including three acquisitions. Maria was awarded Best IR Professional and Best IR Program in the food sector by Institutional Investor for the past two years.
Maria began her career at Nabisco, where she held senior management positions in finance, strategic and business planning and investor relations during her 18-year tenure. Following Nabisco, Maria held senior positions in finance, corporate communications and investor relations at Ann Taylor and Revlon, Inc. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Seton Hall University and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Montclair State University.
About Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (Keurig) is a leader in specialty coffee and innovative single serve brewing systems. Committed to delivering exceptional coffee for more than 35 years, today our Keurig® coffee makers and single serve hot beverages are in more than 20 million homes and offices throughout North America. In under a minute, Keurig® brewers consistently and conveniently deliver a fresh-brewed, great tasting cup with just the push of a button. As a testament to that quality, more than 50 leading global coffee, tea and cocoa brands have partnered with Keurig, joining beloved owned brands like Green Mountain Coffee® and The Original Donut Shop® coffee to offer consumers vast personal choice from 500+ varieties. As a company founded on social responsibility, Keurig is committed to using the power of business to brew a better world through our work to build resilient supply chains, sustainable products, and thriving communities. For more information, visit www.keuriggreenmountain.com, and to purchase Keurig products visit www.keurig.com or www.keurig.ca.
About Dr Pepper Snapple Group
Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) is a leading producer of flavored beverages in North America and the Caribbean. The company’s success is fueled by more than 50 brands that are synonymous with refreshment, fun and flavor. They have seven of the top 10 non-cola soft drinks, and nine of their 10 leading brands are No. 1 or No. 2 in their flavor categories. In addition to their flagship Dr Pepper and Snapple brands, their portfolio includes 7UP, A&W, Bai, Canada Dry, Clamato, Crush, Hawaiian Punch, IBC, Mott's, Mr & Mrs T mixers, Peñafiel, Rose's, Schweppes, Squirt and Sunkist soda. To learn more about their iconic brands and Plano, Texas-based company, please visit www.DrPepperSnapple.com. For the latest news and updates, follow Dr Pepper Snapple at www.Facebook.com/DrPepperSnapple or www.Twitter.com/DrPepperSnapple.