DENVER, Sept. 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Marley Coffee (OTCQB:JAMN), ( www.marleycoffee.com), the sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan roasted gourmet coffee company, has appointed two industry veterans to director roles within the company's sales force. Effective immediately, Russ Stange will serve as Director of Sales-West Coast and Chris Mamos will serve as Director of Sales-East Coast. Mr. Stange previously served as Senior Account Manager at KeHE Distributors, Inc., an Illinois-based grocery distribution chain. Prior to this, he worked as Business Development Manager and Foods Account Manager at KeHE. Earlier, he was an Account Manager at Tree of Life, a KeHE subsidiary. He holds a bachelor of science degree from Kansas State University. Mr. Mamos is the former Director of National Accounts at Marley Beverage. He previously worked as National Account Executive and Regional Key Account Manager at FIJI Water. Prior to that he served as National Account Manager at The Boston Beer Company. He holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of New Hampshire. Rohan Marley, Founder and Chairman of Marley Coffee, said, "Among the most important requirements for working at our company are to have passion for our vision and to understand our brand. I have worked with both Russ and Chris before, and they share that passion and understand the character and distinctiveness of Marley Coffee." Brent Toevs, CEO of Marley Coffee, said, "Russ and Chris both bring a tremendous amount of high-level professional acumen and depth of experience from their past positions, and we are very fortunate to have them serve as our Directors of Sales for the West Coast and East Coast, respectively. Russ' objective is to use his background in the natural grocery channel to increase penetration there for Marley Coffee. Additionally, his expertise and relationship with KeHE will be exceptionally useful as we increase our distribution through them. Meanwhile, Chris' experience opening and building big accounts at Marley Beverage will be a tremendous help now that he has moved over to the Marley Coffee team."
Mr. Toevs continued, "Both Russ and Chris are industry veterans with a history of launching brands, and I am confident they are going to hit the ground running without missing a beat. I expect both will make an immediate positive impact on our national sales efforts."About Jammin Java Corp., d/b/a Marley Coffee Marley Coffee (corporate name Jammin Java Corp.) is a US-based company that provides premium, artisan roasted coffee to the grocery, retail, online, service, hospitality, office coffee service and big box store industry. Under its exclusive licensing agreement with 56 Hope Road, the Company continues to develop its coffee lines under the Marley Coffee brand. The Company is a fully reporting company quoted on the OTCQB under the symbol "JAMN". Learn more at www.MarleyCoffee.com or visit the corporate website at www.JamminJavaCorp.com. Join us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/MarleyCoffee, or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/marleycoffee, where we post information that's material and non-material about the Company. Forward-Looking Statement This Press Release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Acts"). In particular, the words "believe," "may," "could," "should," "expect," "anticipate," "estimate," "project," "propose," "plan," "intend," and similar conditional words and expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements and are subject to the safe harbor created by these Acts. Any statements made in this news release about an action, event or development, are forward-looking statements. Such statements are based upon assumptions that in the future may prove not to have been accurate and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. Such statements are subject to a number of assumptions, risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of the Company. These risks and others are included from time to time in documents we file with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), including but not limited to, our Form 10-Ks, Form 10-Qs and Form 8-Ks. Other unknown or unpredictable factors also could have material adverse effects on our future results. Accordingly, you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that its forward-looking statements will prove to be correct. Investors are cautioned that any forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected. The forward-looking statements in this press release are made as of the date hereof. The Company takes no obligation to update or correct its own forward-looking statements, except as required by law or those prepared by third parties that are not paid by the Company. The Company's SEC filings are available at http://www.sec.gov.
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