Florida-based consumer products investment, management and development firm KEEN Growth Capital officially announces that Mike Hagan has joined the company as CEO of its emerging brands portfolio. This portfolio, specific to the food & beverage space, includes The Jersey Tomato Co. (featuring brand partner and culinary consultant Tom Colicchio), O’dang Foods (a chickpea-based line of dressings and mayos which debuted on Shark Tank), and The Nosh’em Group.
Mike Hagan joins KEEN Growth Capital with over 30 years of experience in the Food & Beverage Industry. Hagan held domestic and international leadership positions at Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and National Beverage Corp. He also served in successful leadership positions at SM Jaleel and Ginny Bakes, and most recently served as the CEO of Cheribundi, a leading tart cherry juice brand. While at Cheribundi, he built a robust distribution network of over 20,000 retail partners across multiple channels that drove over 540% revenue growth in less than three years.