VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ten Peaks Coffee Company Inc. (TSX:TPK) (“Ten Peaks” or the “Company”) today announced that Anne Saunders has been appointed to the Board of Directors, effective immediately. She joins Ten Peaks with over a decade of experience in public company board service and more than thirty years of C-suite and executive experience in US companies.
Ms. Saunders has held numerous general management positions, including as US President of NakedWines.com, US President of FTD, Inc. and President of Redbox, owned and operated by Coinstar, Inc. Previously, Ms. Saunders held executive and senior management positions with Knowledge Universe, Bank of America, Starbucks, eSociety, AT&T Wireless, and Young & Rubicam. Currently, she is a member of the board of directors of Nautilus, Inc., where she is the chair of the nominating and corporate governance committee, as well as a member of the audit committee and compensation committee. Additionally, Ms. Saunders is a past director of Blue Nile, Inc. She received a BA from Northwestern University and an MBA from Fordham University. Ms. Saunders is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and of Women Corporate Directors.
“We are pleased to welcome Anne to the Board”, said David Rowntree, Chairman of Ten Peaks. “She brings extensive experience in growing brands in North America and internationally, including for Starbucks, as well as a background in general management and corporate governance.”
Ten Peaks is a publicly traded company that owns all of the interests of the Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee Company Inc. (SWDCC), a premium green coffee decaffeinator located in Burnaby, BC. It also owns and operates Seaforth Supply Chain Solutions Inc. (Seaforth), a green coffee handling and storage business located in Metro Vancouver.
For further information: Sherry Tryssenaar, Chief Financial Officer Ten Peaks Coffee Company Inc. Phone: 604.444.8780 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.tenpeakscoffee.ca