SOURCE: Montalvo Spirits, Inc.

December 17, 2014 08:30 ET

Montalvo Spirits Appoints Industry Expert to Head Marketing Efforts

MOORPARK, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 17, 2014) - Montalvo Spirits Inc. (OTCQB: TQLA) ("Montalvo" or, the "Company"), producers of award-winning brand Montalvo Tequila, announced today that it has appointed John (Jack) V.O. Kennard to the position of Senior Strategic Advisor. Mr. Kennard, who was previously Senior Vice President at Brown-Forman Corp., will advise in the marketing of Montalvo Tequila as the Company continues its launch and roll-out in the United States.

Mr. Kennard capped a twenty-seven year career as Senior Vice President at Brown-Forman Corporation, with responsibility for global marketing services for all B-F brands in domestic and international markets. Prior thereto, from 1996-2001, he was the Senior Marketing Executive with P&L responsibility for the Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey family of brands, a $2.0+ Billion business.

Alex Viecco, CEO of Montalvo Spirits, stated, "We are confident that bringing on such a renowned industry expert like Jack Kennard should help bolster and strengthen Montalvo's position in the marketplace." Mr. Viecco also stated, "The decision to appoint Mr. Kennard was not a process that was taken lightly, and we are fortunate to find someone with Mr. Kennard's pedigree." Viecco continued "we are excited to add a renowned industry expert such as Mr. Kennard to help guide us through the next stage of our growth."

"I am delighted to take on this new role with Montalvo Spirits," stated Mr. Kennard. "Tequila brands are among the best-performers the U.S. spirits market right now and consumers continue to welcome premium tequila brands into their lives. The Montalvo range of premium tequilas is authentic, beautifully crafted with gold medal award winners." Mr. Kennard added, "I am looking forward to applying my experience in brand building to a total team effort which I am confident will be highly successful."

Mr. Kennard is the owner and principal of White Oaks Capital, LLC.

About Montalvo Spirits, Inc.:
Montalvo Spirits, Inc. develops markets and distributes premium alcoholic beverages, with its initial offering being the award-winning Montalvo Tequila. The Company plans to focus on artisanal spirit brands with a tradition of excellence and quality. Additional information concerning the Company is available on the Company's website: http://montalvospirits.com

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