New Zealand-based Frucor Beverages, makers of the V energy drink, has made two new senior marketing appointments.

Kellie Nathan, formerly of New Zealand Dairy Foods is now category marketing manager, water and carbonated soft drinks at Frucor. And Brendan Downey-Parish is category marketing manager for Frucor's fruit juice drinks.

Downey-Parish who was formerly with Medallion Foods and the New Zealand Dairy Board will be responsible for the Fresh-Up, Just Juice, McCoy and Stefan's brands. Nathan is responsible for Frucor's water brands, Mizone Sportswater and H2GO.