RIDGEFIELD, Conn., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Drinks Americas Holdings, Ltd., ("Drinks") (OTCBB: DKAM), a leading developer and marketer of beverage products, announced that on May 15, 2012, Douglas D. Cole, age 57, was elected to the board of directors of Drinks Americas Holdings, Ltd.
Since September 2006, Mr. Cole worked with Objective Equity LLC, a boutique Investment Bank based in New York. Mr. Cole focuses most of his time on initial financing, corporate structure and M&A. From February 2003 to February 2006, Mr. Cole served as the Executive Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of TWL Corporation, now based in Carrollton, Texas. TWL Corporation is a provider of integrated learning solutions for compliance, safety, emergency preparedness, continuing education and skill development in the workplace. During his tenure at TWL Corporation, Mr. Cole led the acquisitions of similar companies in Australia, Norway, South Africa and the US, including the acquisition of Primedia Workplace Learning. Mr. Cole also serves on the board of directors for Longwei Petroleum Investment Holding Limited.
Mr. Cole received a B.A. from University of California Berkeley in 1978.About Drinks Americas Drinks Americas develops, owns, markets, and nationally distributes alcoholic premium beverages. In June 2011, the Company entered into a sales, distribution and licensing agreement with Worldwide Beverage Imports, LLC and is now selling and distributing KAH® Tequila, Agave 99® Tequila, Rio Bravo Beer, Crazy Pig Mexican Ale and Chili Devil Beer. The Company also markets Willie Nelson's Old Whiskey River Bourbon, Olifant Vodka, receives a royalty for Kid Rock's American Badass Beer and Damiana Mexican Liqueur, and owns and distributes Rheingold Beer. For further information, please visit us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/KahTequila and on our new websites at www . drinksamericas . com and www . rheingoldbrewingcompany . com. Safe Harbor