Tasker Products hires beverage industry veteran Bob Jenkins as CFO
Tasker Capital Corp., a distributor and marketer of a licensed proprietary technology that is highly effective in inhibiting pathogenic bacteria, today announced that Robert D. Jenkins has joined the company as chief financial officer. His financial background spans almost 30-years and includes over 20-years of experience in the beverage food services industries at companies such as Cadbury Beverages where he served for 17 years...
DANBURY, CT, Jan. 4, 2005 (PRNewswire-FirstCall) -- Tasker Capital Corp., a distributor and marketer of a licensed proprietary technology that is highly effective in inhibiting pathogenic bacteria, today announced that Robert D. Jenkins has joined the Company as its chief financial officer. Jenkins' financial background spans almost 30-years and includes over 20-years of experience in the beverage food services industries.
Jenkins spent about 17 years of his career with Cadbury Beverages where he served as chief financial and administrative officer for its international division. During his tenure at Cadbury, he was responsible for strategic planning, financial reporting, business integration and restructuring, tax strategy and was a member of its Executive Board of Management and Corporate Finance Committee.
Jenkins then became vice president of international finance and administration for the Snapple Beverage Corporation, during which he developed businesses in more than 35 countries within a 15-month period, and oversaw negotiations with distributors and co-packers, supervised financial reporting, human resources, logistics and legal support. Most recently, he services as the chief financial officer for a group of restaurants in New York City, which included The River Cafe and The Water Club.
He received his MBA with an accounting focus from the University of Tennessee and a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Arizona.
"We have amassed a solid infrastructure with our recent hires over the last few months to support Tasker's initiatives in the food processing, oral care and cosmetic industries," commented Bob Appleby, Tasker's president and CEO. "Bob Jenkins understands our business and has a reputation as a proactive financial leader. His extensive background will prove instrumental in effectively managing the company's resources in his role as chief financial officer."
About Tasker Products
Tasker Products (www.breathrephresh.com) is a manufacturer, distributor and marketer of products using a unique, licensed patented process that utilizes a highly charged, acidified, yet stable and safe solution that enables copper sulfate, widely known for its bacteriostatic properties to remain active throughout a wide range of pH values. The company is continuing its clinical research and development of future products in the oral care, food processing, skin care and pet products industries. Presently the company markets Close CallTM, the world's first clinically proven anti-microbial oral hygiene breath drink. Tasker Capital Corp. is headquartered in Danbury, Conn.