SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The Alkaline Water Company Inc., developers of a proprietary electrolysis beverage process named Alkaline88, has hired beverage industry veterans Steve Coats and Jeff Dole as sales representatives, according to a press release.

Coats has served as the director of sales for Premium Water Co. of Minneapolis since 1999, continued the release, and has also worked as director of sales for Music Mountain Bottled Water Company of Shreveport, La.

Dole has been involved with marketing development with OTM Inc., and worked in national convenience channel sales for Premium Waters Inc., where he was promoted to Sales Director, the release reported.

"We are very pleased to have these two highly focused and dedicated individuals available to join with us at this time, and we truly look forward to providing them with the tools to get out in the market and help us build this company. I welcome them both, and look forward to working closely with them," said Steven Nickolas, president and CEO of The Alkaline Water Company Inc.

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