Men's Exercise Magazine - New Product Guide
"BAZI is poised to dominate the energy shot
category as the first and only alternative energy shot..."
Triathlete Magazine - Fuel - Multisport Menu
"This non-carbonated drink packs a boost
JANUARY 2011 Caffine-A-Holic 2010 Awards
BAZI Named "Best Energy Shot of 2010"
Vitamin Retailer - "New Products"
BAZI introduced to the Vitamin Retailer readers.
FitnessRx Men - "On the Shelf"
BAZI meeting the need for healthy energy.
Beverage Spectrum - "New Products"
BAZI newly redesigned energy 2 oz. energy shot.
Nutritional Outlook - "Last Bite"
BAZI breaking the stigma of unhealthy energy shots.
MEET TEAM BAZI
KEVIN SHERMAN — Chief Executive Officer and President
Kevin joined BAZI June 2009 as Vice President of Strategy and Network Development and was appointed CEO and President July 2010. From May 2008 to May 2009 he served as Senior Manager of Network Development for Product Partners, LLC. Other previous positions held include Chief Operating Officer of Hand & Associates from January 2008 to May 2008. Kevin has an impressive record of revenue enhancement and organizational development for Product Partners, LLC emphasizing fitness and nutrition, which was listed in Entrepreneur magazine’s 500 Fastest Growing Businesses in America in 2006 with current sales over $400 million a year. Kevin, along with his team, implemented various strategies and initiatives that drove two-fold growth in distributors in less than a year. During his tenure, Kevin oversaw exponential growth in revenue and built a culture committed to excellence.
JOHN POUGNET, CPA — Chief Financial Officer
John joined BAZI as CFO September 2005. Immediately prior to BAZI, John was Assurance Senior Manager at KPMG, LLP, a global network of professional services firms providing audit, tax, and advisory services to both public and private companies. He also served as Vice President of Finance and Corporate Secretary at Future Beef Operations, LLC, a multi-state, meat-packing company with annual revenue of $350 million. He was responsible for the strategic planning, development, and leadership of the Corporate Finance Department. From 1996 to 2001, John was the Senior Auditor with Deloitte & Touche where he led audits for multi-national clients in a broad range of industries, including investment management, banking, investment funds (both domestic and international), manufacturing, transportation, distribution, retail, and wholesale. In his current role at BAZI, John is responsible for initiating all budgets, forecasting, and job cost analysis systems, in addition to directing all finance, accounting, data analysis, and reporting for the public entity.
Debbie Wildrick — Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Debbie 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 (known today as IZZE), a brand which she helped grow to 100 million dollars in the early 1990s. She has also worked with leading companies in the industry to include The McLane Company, Exxon/Mobil, Target, GNC, Rite Aid, Safeway, Wyndham Hotels and many others. Before joining BAZI, Wildrick built a successful consulting business dedicated to helping new and emerging brands maximize their potential by driving sales and profitability. In addition to her robust career, 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. Wildrick was president of the Association of Women Executives in 2003 and 2004 and is a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas and Cornell Food Executive Program.
SCOTT SALIK — Vice President of Media
Scott is an accomplished media professional with 25 years of experience in all facets of content creation, development, production, and digital distribution. His credits range from broadcast to broadband content and from large-scale global, multi-venue events to niche cable television programming. He has won numerous awards for writing and producing. Over the last three years he has transitioned to the online video arena, creating branded media designed to drive consumer interest. He has also developed email technology that easily links online video content to the sender, ensuring commissioned sales. Scott is a member of the Producer’s Guild of America and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. He received his BS in Television and Radio from Ithaca College.
AARON LOWE — Director of Nutritionals and Sports Marketing
Aaron’s comprehensive background includes more than 12 years of managing and developing products within the nutrition and sports marketing industry. He brings extensive experience in nutritional supplement formulation, marketing, and sales to BAZI. He has directed product development in conjunction with scientific advisors of nutritional companies and has lectured globally on the importance of proper nutrition and optimal health. Aaron earned his BS in Movement Science with a minor in Sports Nutrition from the School of Human Performance at San Jose State University. He has been a competitive cyclist for over 20 years and has advised and coached professional and amateur athletes worldwide.
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February 17, 2011
BAZI® Signs Agreement With 7-Eleven, Inc. To Introduce Natural Energy Shots To Its U.S. Convenience Stores
February 15, 2011
BAZI Signs Sales Agreement with Advantage Sales and Marketing to Build Convenience Store Channel
February 1, 2011
BAZI Eliminates Debt and Strengthens Balance Sheet
January 25, 2010
BAZI Engages DC Consulting for Strategic Investor Relations
January 20, 2011
BAZI Signs Agreement with TNT Marketing/Crossmark to Build Convenience Store Channel
December 15, 2010
BAZI Appoints Debbie Wildrick Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, 30-Year Industry Vetran to Surge Company's Growth
December 9, 2010
FINRA Approves Bazi International’s Change of Trading Symbol to “BAZI”
October 5, 2010
BAZI Announced as Official Energy Shot of the American Association of Professional Drivers
September 13, 2010
BAZI Announced as the Official Energy Shot of the American Basketball Association
August 24, 2010
BAZI Charges Energy Shot Market with Superfruits. Healthy Fuel for Mind & Body
August 10, 2010
XELR8 Holdings, Inc. Announces Corporate Name Change to BAZI International, Inc.
July 7, 2010
BAZI Completes $500K Financing. Introduces Kevin Sherman as CEO