People Water Names Ken Bretschneider CEO

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Recognized entrepreneur and business executive brings leadership and strong track record to help People Water revolutionize bottled water industry.

Ken Bretschneider named CEO of People Water Inc.

“I’m very excited by People Water’s mission, and believe I can bring value to the company with my entrepreneurial background and holistic approach to business."

People Water, Inc., a premium bottled water company with a biodegradable bottle and a commitment to provide clean water to the world’s impoverished, today announced that its board of directors has named Ken Bretschneider as Chief Executive Officer.

The announcement comes as the recent startup enters an aggressive expansion phase that includes many notable partners. With Bretschneider’s credibility and proven ability to attract investors and create revenue-building partnerships, People Water expects strong growth and return for its investors.

Speaking on behalf of the board, Co-Founder and Chief Water Giver, Cody Barker said, "There isn't anyone else I would have chosen as CEO. Ken has so many talents and is perfectly suited to take People Water to the next level. I have never met anyone who has so much passion and drive for what they do, and there are very few people who exemplify his level of integrity and honesty. I'm very excited for the future of People Water, as well as the opportunity to work with Ken."

Bretschneider brings proven experience and success to the position. As Founder and CEO of DigiCert, Inc., an online security provider for the most recognized brands and websites in the world, he grew the company to its current position as the world’s third-largest provider of high-assurance digital SSL certificates. Bretschneider retains an active position as Executive Chairman of the Board at DigiCert.

Commenting on today’s announcement, Bretschneider said, “With strong executive leadership in place at DigiCert to run the day-to-day operations there, I’m in a position to help build People Water.”

He continued, “I’m very excited by People Water’s mission, and believe I can bring value to the company with my entrepreneurial background and holistic approach to business. People Water is about much more than just making money; it's also about making a difference. Its Drop for Drop Initiative, ‘For every bottle purchased People Water will give an equal amount of clean water to a person in need,’ has great potential to make the world a better place. I believe that with my business experience we can build a profitable and sustainable company, and increase our ability to help a greater number of people for years to come.”

About People Water
People Water is a premium bottled water company with a holistic approach to business, that includes eco-friendly packaging, BPA free bottles (no leaching) filled with natural spring water, and a Drop for Drop initiative that provides clean water to people in need globally.

People Water is available in 12oz, 16.9oz, 23.6oz, and 1 Liter bottles. Bottles are available in single serve and/or multi-packs at a retail location near you or for home delivery through a convenient online order form at:

People Water is catching the attention of water enthusiasts everywhere. At People Water they’re not asking you to change anything except the world.

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