Mark Balok brings to ACG and its partner companies over 30 years of experience in sales, management, marketing, field marketing and organizational development within the food and beverage industry. After leaving The Coca-Cola Company in January 2009, Mark founded One Goal Management and Consulting LLC, where his clients include KIND LLC, popchips™, and TheraPearl LLC.
At the Coca-Cola Company, Mark held the position of Senior VP Sales for GLACEAU (vitaminwater and smartwater) brands, which included operating responsibility for field sales, field marketing, and national accounts. Prior to Coca-Cola’s purchase of the GLACEAU brands in 2007, Mark was a key member of the senior leadership team which created, communicated, and implemented the brands’ opportunities, plans, strategies and tactics to their field team, and national network of retailers and distributors.
Prior to Coca-Cola, Mark was Vice President for the Snapple Beverage Group/Cadbury Schweppes PLC, Director for Quaker Oats Beverages (Snapple and Gatorade), Region Vice President for the G. Heileman Brewing Company (Henry Weinhard, Mickeys Malt Liquor), and Division Sales Manager for the Dr Pepper Seven-Up Companies.