BAZIÂ® Appoints Debbie Wildrick to the Board of Directors
DENVER, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — BAZI International, Inc. (OTCBB: BAZI) announced today the appointment of Debbie Wildrick to the Board of Directors.
“We are very pleased to have Ms. Wildrick join our Board of Directors,” stated Daniel W. Rumsey, Chairman of the Board at BAZI. “Since joining BAZI in October 2010, she has proven herself to be an incredibly valuable member of the executive team. She is a highly qualified and well respected professional with 30 plus years experience in the beverage industry. Her experience in the industry and her commitment to BAZI have already had a positive impact, and we are fortunate to have her on our team. I know she will continue to add tremendous value and support to BAZI as a member of the Board of Directors.”
“I am delighted to join the board at BAZI,” stated Debbie Wildrick. “BAZI is a company with an exciting future and I look forward to leveraging my industry experience in the capacity of Board member now as well as CEO.”
Ms. Wildrick is a graduate of the Cornell Food Executive Program. She joined BAZIÃ‚® in October 2010 as a full time consultant and announced in December 2010 her fulltime dedication to BAZIÃ‚® as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In June 2011, she was appointed Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Wildrick brings 30 years of beverage experience to BAZI with her former leadership roles at Fortune 500 companies including 7-Eleven, Inc. and Tropicana North America (Pepsico). Her leadership roles include a strong background in building start-up brands including FRS Healthy Energy and Sundance Juice Sparklers, a brand that she helped grow to 100 million dollars in the early 1990s. Ms. Wildrick has served as the education chair of the Network of Executive Women for more than six years. She is a regular panelist, speaker and columnist for BevNet, the leading beverage-oriented media company, producing a web site, print magazine and live conference series.
BAZI International, Inc. is a provider of healthy energy shots designed to help enhance physical health and overall performance. BAZIÃ‚® is a concentrated energy shot with eight super fruits, including jujube, acai, mangosteen, goji, pomegranate, blueberry, raspberry and seabuckthorn, plus a variety of phytonutrients, antioxidants, vitamins and trace minerals, supporting the critical nutrition needed daily in a convenient, great tasting 2 ounce shot. BAZI’s commitment to quality, science and research has earned the company a loyal following of world-class athletes and an elite list of endorsers, including Olympic athletes. For more information about BAZIÃ‚®, please visit www.drinkBAZI.com.
Statements in this release that are forward looking involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause the Company’s actual results in future periods to be materially different from any future performance that may be suggested in this news release. Such factors may include, but are not limited to: the ability to of the Company to continue as a going concern given its deteriorating cash position; the Company’s need to raise additional capital, and whether that capital is available on acceptable terms, if at all; and the Company’s ability to achieve positive cash flow given the Company’s existing and anticipated operating and other costs, and current sales trends. Many of these risks and uncertainties are beyond The Company’s control. Reference is made to the discussion of risk factors detailed in The Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its reports on Form 10-K and 10-Q. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the dates on which they are made.
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