Kim Jeffery, president and CEO of Nestlé Waters North America, was welcomed into the Beverage World Hall of Fame on Sept. 22, 2010, at the Interbev 2010 Conference in Orlando, Fla.
For more than 25 years, the Hall of Fame has honored executives in the beverage industry who have demonstrated devotion, creativity and passion for the industry. In a recent press release, Beverage World said it selected Jeffery into this group of industry “luminaries” for building the company into “one of the industry’s leading champions of environmental stewardship.”
Beverage World recognized Jeffery as part of the newest class of Hall of Fame inductees, which includes John Brock, chairman and CEO of Coca-Cola Enterprises; Edwin “Cookie” Rice, chairman and CEO of Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr Pepper Bottling Co.; and Cliff Ritchie, president and CEO of Carolina Beverage Corp. and Cheerwine Bottling Co.
“I am honored to be recognized alongside some of the beverage industry’s most innovative and passionate leaders,” said Jeffery. “As the third largest non-alcoholic beverage company in the U.S., Nestlé Waters is proud to be a leader in water stewardship and environmental responsibility, and we continue to look for ways to create shared value for all of our important stakeholders, from communities to employees.”