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Kimberly Jones named CFO for Sweetwater.

SweetWater Brewing Company reports the appointment of Kimberly Jones as chief financial officer. Ms. Jones brings more than 15 years of executive financial and management experience to the SweetWater team. She most recently served as v.p. and corporate controller with SPANX, Jones also held senior financial and management positions with Atlanta-based companies including EarthLink, Coca-Cola and Ernst and Young.

"Kim brings a wealth of experience, energy and a fresh perspective to the table, and her addition to SweetWater family will undoubtedly help launch us to the next level," said founder Freddy Bensch. "She's a multitalented leader with an extensive financial background in the technology, beverage and shapewear industries--qualifications sure to help tighten up our bottom lines."

In her role as CFO at SweetWater, Jones will be responsible for overall financial policies, performance management and strategic fiscal development. Jones' hire comes roughly a year-and-a-half after the completion of the brewery's $19 million expansion that more than quadrupled annual capacity, production and packaging operations.

Ms. Jones graduated from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Publication:Modern Brewery Age
Date:Nov 25, 2013
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