Boxed Water Is Better® Welcomes Industry Veteran Charles Murray as Director of Operations
September 22, 2020
Surging Demand For Sustainable Products Sparks Brand Growth
Holland, Mich. – Boxed Water Is Better® – already the most sustainable water brand in the category – has welcomed Charles Murray as the Director of Operations to lead the brand’s R&D, production, and distribution. Murray’s background in beverage operations, automation and quality management, will position the brand to handle surging demand for their sustainable products; as the world wrestles with swells in plastic waste.
“Charles brings a diverse set of skills to the team, from complete management of high-caliber projects to capital investment and long-term planning,” said Daryn Kuipers, CEO of Boxed Water. “We are confident that his skills will propel our brand forward during a time when many people are refocusing on the planet. Charles will help us expand our capacity to meet that demand and maintain our award-winning performance.”
With experience rooted in the food and beverage sectors, Murray spent 10 years with Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, serving as Sr. Electrical Engineer, Sr. Project Manager, and Plant Manager. His most recent responsibilities included the P&L management of $42M annually, the management of a multi-operational facility with 5 production lines, the development of short- and long-term goals, and the training of personnel.
“Sustainability is the future, and I foresee great potential for innovation and growth at Boxed Water™,” said Murray. “The Boxed Water team is nimble and savvy, they predict industry trends and function proactively. We have a full innovation pipeline and I look forward to guiding the brand forward alongside many talented leaders.”
Prior to joining Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Murray served as an Industrial Controls Technician with Cadbury Schweppes Bottling Group in the Pro*Pak Division and Project Manager and Vice President with Ascend Systems Inc. In these roles, Murray strengthened his communication, leadership and management skills, attributes that will drive Boxed Water forward.
Boxed Water continues to focus on hiring quality individuals to lead their talented team as they achieve rapid nationwide growth.
ABOUT BOXED WATER
Boxed Water was founded in the belief that sustainability matters with the purpose of changing the way packaged water is shipped, sold and enjoyed. This year, Boxed Water became the most sustainable brand on the market, at 92 percent plant based with their packaging and new plant-based cap. All of Boxed Water’s cartons source paper from trees in well-managed forests – where new trees are continuously planted to replace the ones harvested – and are shipped flat to reduce the number of trucks required for transportation. Boxed Water also fills water close to the source and the consumer to reduce its carbon footprint, and all cartons are 100% recyclable, refillable, and BPA free. Boxed Water is a proud member of 1% For The Planet and partner of the National Forest Foundation and Ocean Blue Project. The simple act of choosing Boxed Water is a statement that sustainability matters. Boxed Water is headquartered in Holland, Michigan with filling locations in Michigan and Utah. Boxed Water is available for purchase from their site – www.boxedwaterisbetter.com – as well as on Amazon. Socialize with us @BoxedWater.