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This profile was last updated on 3/28/12  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.
 
Background

Employment History

  • Board Member
    Community Foundation
  • Chief Operating Officer
    Univera , Inc.
  • Chief Global Operations Officer
    Univera , Inc.
  • President and Chief Executive Officer
    BioRev LLC
  • Founder, Owner, and Chief Executive Officer
    BioRev LLC
  • President and Chief Executive Officer
    Columbia Beverage Company
  • Chief Operating Officer
    Global
  • Chief Executive Officer
    PBNW/Columbia Beverage

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • PhD. , naturology
    AIHT
  • B.S. , chemical engineering
    TSU
  • M.S. , naturology
    AIHT
  • MBA
    Emory University's Goizueta School of Business
  • MIT
  • Dartmouth
  • Harvard
12 Total References
Web References
Ralph Bietz Chief ...
terryandlynda.myunivera.com, 28 Mar 2012 [cached]
Ralph Bietz Chief Global Operations Officer
Ralph Bietz oversees Univera's MRP-BRP, product integrity/quality, manufacturing, distribution, product development, as well as IT-IS technology for Univera, Aloecorp, Unigen and the ECONET. He is also co-chair of ECONET's Global Product Development Committee.
Ralph joined Univera in 2007 after previously creating and then serving as President and CEO of BioRev LLC, an advanced consumer products company based in Olympia, Wash. Under his three-year leadership, the company forged successful operational partnerships in Japan, China and South Korea.
He has more than 30 years of executive-level experience in market expansion, operations, global technology transfers, company turn-arounds, new product introductions, and venture start-ups. In 2001, he was CEO of both Crystal Cascade Beverage Co. and PBNW/Columbia Beverage, a major PepsiCo bottler. In under five years, Ralph led efforts to rebuild the ailing company by optimizing production, recovering $11 million in bad debt, rebuilding labor relations, and increasing sales from 19 million to 26 million cases per year. Ralph also brings extensive international experience, having worked overseas for several multinational corporations including Coca-Cola, Monsanto, Hoechst Pharmaceuticals AG, and Novo Nordsk A/S.
Ralph holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from TSU in Angola, Ind., and an M.S. and PhD. in naturology from AIHT in Birmingham, Ala. He also earned an MBA from Emory University's Goizueta School of Business. He has completed executive education seminars at Harvard, Dartmouth, MIT, Duke, Emory Universities EDC & MDP, and the Universities of California (Berkeley), Michigan, and Chicago.
Ralph has served on the Board of Governors at The Evergreen State College as an Executive Committee member and Chairman of the Finance & Investment committee. He is also on the Board of Directors for Harlequin Theatre and Community Foundation.
Who We Are | Univera®
us.univera.com, 18 Sept 2011 [cached]
Ralph Bietz - Chief Global Operations Officer
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Ralph Bietz, PhD. - Chief Global Operations Officer "I look forward to applying my experience and expertise to developing a best-in-class global operations platform for Univera. The company has an amazing opportunity to be a significant player in the health and nutrition revolution that is still in its infancy in the US. Bringing a robust North American brand to global markets will give Univera the ability to meet its goal of becoming a billion-dollar company. I am honored to be chosen for this position, and to be a part of the ECONET family."
Ralph brings vast global business experience to Univera and the ECONET companies in areas related to growing markets, company start-ups and grass root operations, financial & business turnarounds, global product launches, and private stock placements. Ralph is an award-winning executive who has been interviewed and lauded by The Wall Street Journal for creating the first on-site custom executive education program in the U.S. by a major university. Ralph has business experience in consumer goods and high technology with Fortune 100 firms. His 34-year career includes senior executive positions in global markets for multinational corporations including The Coca-Cola Company, Monsanto, Hoechst Pharmaceuticals,Seagram's, Novo Nordsk, and Pepsi-Co's PNWB.
As CEO for PepsiCo's PNWB group, he lead the company to generate a growth in market share of 37%, improved financial performance by 50%, and achieved 100% banking covenant performance while winning one President's Award and two Gold Corporate Awards from PepsiCo for Quality.
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Ralph serves on the Board of Governor's Executive Committee at Evergreen State College as an Officer, Board Treasurer, and Chairman of the Finance and Investment Committees.
CBC Contact Page
www.colbev.com, 31 May 2014 [cached]
Ralph Bietz
President & CEO
Univera - Who We Are
www.matolbotanical.com, 17 Feb 2012 [cached]
Ralph Bietz - Chief Global Operations Officer
...
Ralph Bietz - Chief Global Operations Officer
“I look forward to applying my experience and expertise to developing a best-in-class global operations platform for Univera. The company has an amazing opportunity to be a significant player in the health and nutrition revolution that is still in its infancy in the US. Bringing a robust North American brand to global markets will give Univera the ability to meet its goal of becoming a billion-dollar company. I am honored to be chosen for this position, and to be a part of the ECONET family.â€
Ralph Bietz oversees Univera's MRP-BRP, product integrity/quality, manufacturing, distribution, product development, as well as IT-IS technology for Univera, Aloecorp, Unigen and the ECONET. He is also co-chair of ECONET's Global Product Development Committee.
Ralph joined Univera in 2007 after previously creating and then serving as President and CEO of BioRev LLC, an advanced consumer products company based in Olympia, Wash. Under his three-year leadership, the company forged successful operational partnerships in Japan, China and South Korea.
He has more than 30 years of executive-level experience in market expansion, operations, global technology transfers, company turn-arounds, new product introductions, and venture start-ups. In 2001, he was CEO of both Crystal Cascade Beverage Co. and PBNW/Columbia Beverage, a major PepsiCo bottler. In under five years, Ralph led efforts to rebuild the ailing company by optimizing production, recovering $11 million in bad debt, rebuilding labor relations, and increasing sales from 19 million to 26 million cases per year. Ralph also brings extensive international experience, having worked overseas for several multinational corporations including Coca-Cola, Monsanto, Hoechst Pharmaceuticals AG, and Novo Nordsk A/S.
Ralph holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from TSU in Angola, Ind., and an M.S. and PhD. in naturology from AIHT in Birmingham, Ala. He also earned an MBA from Emory University's Goizueta School of Business. He has completed executive education seminars at Harvard, Dartmouth, MIT, Duke, Emory Universities EDC & MDP, and the Universities of California (Berkeley), Michigan, and Chicago.
Ralph has served on the Board of Governors at The Evergreen State College as an Executive Committee member and Chairman of the Finance & Investment committee. He is also on the Board of Directors for Harlequin Theatre and Community Foundation.
HarlequinProductions
www.harlequinproductions.org, 5 Sept 2008 [cached]
Ralph Bietz, BioRev LLC
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