The largest supplier of own-label soft drinks Cott Corporation has announced the resignation of Paul Richardson, executive vice-president of global sourcing.

"After 10 years with the company, Paul has decided to pursue new opportunities," said John K. Sheppard, president and CEO of Cott Corporation. "He has made valuable contributions to our business during a time of significant growth and change, and we wish him all the best in the next phase of his career."

No other details were provided.