Mr. Gilbert has been a director of the Company since May 2017.
From October 2012 to December 2017, he served as the Group Chief Marketing Officer of VOSS of Norway ASA, a global manufacturer and marketer of premium bottled water. Prior to joining VOSS, Mr. Gilbert founded and served as the President of RazorFocus, a marketing consultant practice, from May 2005 to October 2012. Prior to that, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of UniWorld Group, Inc., the longest established multicultural advertising agency in the U.S., from May 2003 to June 2004. From September 1995 to April 2001, Mr. Gilbert worked at Snapple Beverage Corporation (formerly Snapple Beverage Group, Inc.) as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, where he led marketing efforts to revitalize the brand and assembled four company brands for successful disposition. Prior to his employment with Snapple, Mr. Gilbert served as Group Account Director at the Messner Vetere Berger Carey Schmetterer RSCG advertising agency from July 1991 to August 1995 and as Senior Vice President and Director of Client Services at UniWorld Group, Inc. from February 1989 to June 1991.
Mr. Gilbert also serves as Chairman for YourBevCo, LLC, a beverage device company that develops consumer devices that remove problematic ingredients from beverages known to cause allergic or sensitivity reactions.