This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Paul O’Brien Joins Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. To Lead Asia Pacific Business

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) (NASDAQ: GMCR), a leader in specialty coffee and single serve beverages with its innovative Keurig ® brewing technology, today announces that Paul D. O’Brien becomes its President, Asia Pacific as of October 14, 2013, reporting to President and CEO, Brian P. Kelley. The appointment coincides with the announcement of the retirement of current President, International Business Development, Gerard Geoffrion at the end of calendar 2014.

Mr. O’Brien joins GMCR from Sara Lee Corporation, where he served as Managing Director of the Kitchens of Sara Lee Pty. Ltd. based in Australia since November 2010. As GMCR's President, Asia-Pacific, a newly created position, he will be responsible for building and managing the Company’s Asia Pacific business.

"I'm pleased to welcome Paul to the GMCR team as we look to cultivate the quality, convenience, and variety of the Keurig ® system beyond North America," said Kelley. "With more than 20 years of experience developing and implementing growth strategies in various international markets, Paul’s expertise and focus on our vision will help the Company prosper in this new geography.”

Mr. O’Brien has held roles including strategy, sales, marketing, and innovation responsibilities across various Asia Pacific geographies with companies including Accenture, Defiance Hong Kong Pty Ltd, and the Kellogg Company where he was Director of Strategy and Business Development - Asia Pacific. Over the last decade, Paul has led premium branded companies, including Lowan Australia Limited as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Illinois Tool Works as Group General Manager – ITW Construction Systems, and Kitchens of Sara Lee Pty. Ltd. as Managing Director. Paul holds a Bachelor of Economics from University of Queensland, and a Masters of Accounting and a Master of Business Administration from Bond University. He is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

1 of 3

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 17,698.18 -77.94 -0.44%
S&P 500 2,059.69 -8.20 -0.40%
NASDAQ 4,880.2280 -20.6570 -0.42%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs