Clearly Canadian Beverage Corporation has named Sonia Manson as marketing manager.

Manson is a former national brand manager at Weston Bakeries, developing the food group's Weight Watchers and Kellog's brands.

Clearly Canadian said Manson brought "an extensive background in all aspects of packaged goods marketing, as well as a strong understanding of distribution".

Clearly Canadian president Brent Lokash said: "Sonia Manson will be an important part of the Clearly Canadian team as we move forward with the re-launch of our core brand family of sparkling, flavoured waters, and she will be strategically involved in the roll out of our new product lines."