Board of Advisors
Michael Zuckerman brings to the table a century’s worth of packaging experience from Zuckerman-Honickman, Inc. Mr. Zuckerman has unparalleled expertise in beverage packaging & manufacturing, including Skinny Water’s proprietary hot-fill bottle and co-packing method. Mr. Zuckerman provides a direct conduit to proven talent within the beverage industry, having sourced bottles for Vitamin Water, Sobe, and Fuze.
Mr. Azrak is a veteran in the fashion and entertainment industries specializing assisting early-stage companies maximize the value of their brands. Some of Ruby’s accomplishments include: Serving as President of New York-based Phat Fashions, LLC where he led the management team that transformed a start-up clothing manufacturing company and transformed it into a licensing company worth more than $350 million dollars; Producer of House of Deréon, the clothing line of music superstar Beyoncé’s clothing line and Apple Bottoms, the clothing line of top-selling recording artist, Nelly. Mr. Azrak also acquired the junior sportswear license for Rocawear (the brand of world renowned music artist, executive, and businessman, Jay-Z).
John M. Kilduff
Mr. Kilduff joined Dr Pepper Company in 1982, appointed Senior Vice President Sales in 1988, and named Chief Operating Officer in 1995. In 1997, Mr. Kilduff was named President/Chief Operating Officer Dr Pepper Company and held that position until his retirement in 2002. At the time of his retirement sales of the Dr Pepper Company were approximately $1 Billion with a retail value of approximately $6 Billion. During his tenure as President/COO the Dr Pepper Company achieved record sales and profit while gaining market share. Mr. Kilduff also played a significant role in the acquisition and development of new products for the Dr Pepper/Seven-Up Company brand portfolio, and securing their route to market.