Jones Soda Co. Chief Financial Officer Resigns

Aug. 29, 2011

Jones Soda Co. announced the resignation of Chief Financial Officer Michael O'Brien. Jones has initiated a search for O'Brien's replacement.

O'Brien was hired as chief executive officer for Jones in 2008 and has worked in that capacity since, serving under two chief executive officers during his time. He will join a private business in the coffee category, where he will serve in an executive financial capacity. O'Brien will assist with transition of his duties for a two-week period.

"As we have reframed the business to build the Jones brand exclusively in the premium soda and energy categories, we have moved into a new era of discipline around our business metrics. This past week has brought excitement with the move into our new headquarters building, and we are rapidly evolving as a company and our team is no exception," said Jones Chief Executive Officer William Meissner in a prepared statement. "Michael served Jones as CFO during some of the toughest times, and we wish him well in his future endeavors."