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▶    Dr Pepper Snapple will                           Bertsch Services was recently               previously held this position, has
     license some brands to                           acquired by Warren, Ohio-based AVI          been promoted to general manager
                                                      Foodsystems Inc.                            of the Evian Volvic export business
     PepsiCo Inc. following
                                                                                                  unit. Previously the managing director
     bottler acquisitions
                                                      ▶                                           of Danone Waters U.K. and Ireland
Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS)
                                                             MooBella Inc. hires
                                                                                                  Ltd., Krzyzaniak returns to the U.S.
Inc. has agreed to license certain                           Filterfresh’s Beauregard
                                                                                                  where he formerly held the positions
brands to PepsiCo, Inc. on comple-                    MooBella Inc., the ice cream retailer       of senior vice president, sales and
tion of PepsiCo’s acquisitions of the                 that also sells its flash frozen desserts    executive vice president, commercial
Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc. (PBG) and                  through vending machines, has named         development, for The Dannon Co.,
PepsiAmericas, Inc. (PAS). As part                    Robert Beauregard national sales            Inc., also a Danone subsidiary.
of the transaction, DPS will receive                  director. Most recently, Beauregard
a one-time upfront payment of $900                    served as key business development
                                                                                                  ▶   Blind vending advocate
million before taxes and other related                manager, southeast region, for Van
fees and expenses.                                    Houtte USA/Filterfresh.                         Lawrence L. Jones dies
    Under a new licensing agreement                                                               Lawrence L. Jones, 67, of Trenton,
that will replace existing agree-                     ▶                                           Ill., formerly of Ludlow, Wheeling,
                                                             Industry loses Florida
ments with PBG and PAS, PepsiCo                                                                   Springfield and Benton, Ill., died at
                                                             vendor Robert Dodd
will distribute Dr Pepper, Crush and                                                              his residence following an illness. He
Schweppes in the U.S.; Dr Pepper,                     Robert Dodd, Jr., owner and founder         was a long-time vending and foodser-
Crush, Schweppes, Vernors and Sussex                  of Vending Service Specialists Inc.         vice manager and was active in blind
in Canada; and Squirt and Canada Dry                  in Palm City, Fla., recently passed         vending organizations.
in Mexico. The new agreement will                     away from an illness. He was 50. He
have an initial term of 20 years, with                is survived his father, Robert Dodd,
                                                                                                  ▶   Autocrat’s Maria Phillips
20-year renewal peri
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