The drinks bottler American Water Star has added Leonard Kowalewski to its management team. Kowalewski will be the director of operations in charge of all AMW bottling facilities.

Kowalewski has been involved in the beverage industry for more than 30 years. He has been employed by several major corporations in the beverage industry, including Coca-Cola Co., Coca-Cola Bottlers, Ltd., Coca-Cola Enterprises, Coca-Cola Export Corp., Minute Maid, Anheuser-Busch Inc., Fleischmann Distilling Inc., General Cinema Beverages and Southeast Canners Inc.

"We are very pleased to have Mr Kowalewski join our management team. He has a solid background in the operations and manufacturing of soft drinks. His strong leadership skills will be a tremendous asset to the company," stated Roger Mohlman, CEO of American Water Star Inc.