Michael Weinstein

Former CEO of the Triarc Beverage Group, where he successfully orchestrated the purchase of Snapple for $300 million and its subsequent sale three years later for $1.5 billion, Michael Weinstein is a highly-respected professional who has delivered tremendous value to shareholders at several companies. Mr. Weinstein had previously overseen the growth of A&W Brands as President and COO subsequent to its IPO through to its sale to Cadbury Schweppes, which returned initial equity holders over 200 times their original investment in a seven year period. He brings significant sales, marketing, and product development expertise, particularly as it relates to food and beverage products, and has served on the board of Dr Pepper Snapple from 2009 to 2012 as well as the board of the HJ Heinz Company from 2006 until its sale to 3G Capital in 2013. Mr. Weinstein graduated with a B.A. degree with honors in Economics from Lafayette College and received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.