LA VERNE, Calif. — MTN Products has hired Larry Brookes as managing director of Asian Operations, according to a press release.

Based in the company’s China factory, Brookes will manage the operations of Water Solutions (HK) Ltd., which includes “water cooler and beverage machine manufacturing, supply chain, procurement, product development and engineering,” noted the release. He will manage all Water Solutions Asian employees.

“Larry is a perfect fit for Water Solutions HK and MTN Products with their growing presence as a market leader providing total beverage solutions,” shared the release.

Brookes began working in the bottled water industry in 1995, stated the release. He has held positions with Sparkling Springs Water Group, Danone Canada, PolyCycle Solutions and, most recently, DS Waters.

MTN Products aims to combine stylish design with unique features to give customers many choices in beverage dispensing, reported the release.