Cott Corporation has appointed Neal Cravens as its chief financial officer (CFO), replacing Juan Figuereo, who will step down.
Cravens comes to Cott with extensive experience gained in senior finance positions in both public and private companies. He held a variety of roles during his 23-year tenure at Seagram Company, including senior vice president of finance, chief accounting officer and vice president of planning, mergers and acquisitions. He also served as executive vice president and CFO of Seagram’s Tropicana and Universal Music Group divisions. While at Seagram, Cravens had responsibility for SEC reporting, managing credit facilities, conducting equity and debt financings, and strategic initiatives.
More recently, Cravens has served in the CFO role for several private companies, including the largest US consumer products broker, whose clients included some of Cott’s key retailer partners.
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