CHICO, CA - (Apr 22, 2013) – Klean Kanteen, an industry leader in providing sustainable solutions for single-use plastic, is pleased to announce the promotion of company president, Jim Osgood, to CEO of the organization and Chairman of Klean Kanteen's Board of Directors. Osgood started with the company in 2011 and will be replacing long-term CEO, Darrel Creswell.
"Over the past year and a half Jim has lead Klean Kanteen through many changes and set us on a path for responsible, sustainable growth", states Klean Kanteen co-owner Jeff Cresswell. "Under Jim's guidance Klean Kanteen has a real opportunity to be an agent for change.”
"Working with my leadership team over the past 18 months, we have re-tooled our organization to be able to sustain our incredible double-digit growth, all while remaining true to our purpose-driven roots and culture," says Osgood. "This is an incredibly exciting time at Klean Kanteen. We've deepened our collaboration with our non–profit partners, fulfilling our mission of educating the world about the health and environmental effects and impact of single–use waste. It's truly a privilege to be a part of such an inspired and responsible company."