SOURCE: Pulse Beverage Corporation

Pulse Beverage Corporation

June 21, 2011 09:00 ET

Pulse Beverage Appoints Noted Industry Executive Paddy Sheya as Vice President and National Sales Manager

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - Jun 21, 2011) - The Pulse Beverage Corporation (OTCBB: PLSB) ("Pulse" or the "Company"), makers of the PULSE® brand of "good-for-you" NutriPurpose™ beverages, is very pleased to announce the appointment today of Mr. Paddy Sheya as VP and National Sales Manager.

Mr. Sheya brings over twenty-nine (29) years of international executive sales and distribution management experience in the beverage industry. He has a proven and successful track record in the development of brands and in building beverage brand sales and distribution systems from the ground up to multi-million case sales. A notable example includes leading Clearly Canadian® from nil to 4.8 million cases in less than 3 years as he administered 125 distributers and co-ordinated sales programs for all master distributers. He managed Kwencher® sales from nil to 1.7 million cases in less than 2 years along with bringing Blue Ox Energy Drink from nil to 850,000 cases and opening 122 distributors nationwide for what was then a new and unknown product. Mr. Sheya also managed a vast mix of beverage brands including: Jolt Cola®, Hires Root Beer®; Crush® Soda; Bubble-Up®; Country Time Lemonade®; Hansen's Natural Sodas and Juices; New York Seltzer® and Evian Water®. Mr. Sheya, through Sheya Bros. Distributing, built a brand called Old San Francisco Seltzer which was the West's answer to New York Seltzer. Sheya sold this brand to Cable Car Beverage Corp., owners of Stewarts Root Beer, a nationally recognized brand.

During his career he has enjoyed excellent relations with major retailers such as Sam's, Wal-Mart, Target, Kroger, Costco, Walgreen's, CVS, Valero's, Public's, Win Dixie, Rainbow Foods, Safeway, Albertson's, 7-11, Circle K, Smith Foods, Kum-n-Go, Casey's, Sheetz, White Hens, Speedway, GNC, Conoco, Whole Foods, UNFI Rocky Mountain and West Coast, Sunflower Markets, Price Chopper Food Markets, Quik Trip and Vitamin Cottage and has further worked extensively with major distributors across the US as well as in Canada, Mexico, Ireland and the UK. Most recently he was the key account manager for New Leaf Brands, Inc. developing national sales for Inspiration Beverage and Bing Energy Drink.

Bob Yates, CEO of Pulse, commented, "I have worked alongside Paddy in the sales and distribution of numerous successful brands and am confident that with his involvement we truly have acquired an extraordinary resource. His wealth of expertise and industry relationships combined with his strategic understanding of what it takes to break a new brand into the marketplace should be viewed as a significant event in the short but growing history of our Company."

Mr. Sheya was educated at Eastern New Mexico University where he received a Bachelor of Science, Education with a Minor in Sociology. He was awarded an Athletic Scholarship (football) and Inducted into the ENMU Hall of Fame in 2005.

PULSE® and PULSE: NUTRITION MADE SIMPLE® are registered trademarks of The Pulse Beverage Corporation.

Details of the Company's business, finances and agreements can be found as part of the Company's continuous public disclosure as a reporting issuer under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission's ("SEC") EDGAR database. For more information, please visit: www.pulsebeverage.com.

About The Pulse Beverage Corporation (OTCBB: PLSB)
The Pulse Beverage Corporation is a development stage company preparing to manufacture, distribute and market the PULSE® brand of NutriPurpose™ beverages originally developed by a major healthcare company and containing effective ingredients widely considered to be critical to adult health. For more information: www.pulsebeverage.com.

The above statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
The Pulse Beverage Corporation
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Robert E. Yates
Chairman and CEO

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