Mr. Carson is the former President of Cadbury-Schweppes North America and former Chairman of the Triarc Beverage Group (Snapple, Mistic and Royal Crown Cola). He has held senior global executive positions at a variety of food & beverage and healthcare companies including Schweppes, RC Cola, Tampico Beverages, Crayons, High Voltage Beverages and Solar Cosmetic Labs. He is currently a partner at Fine Beverage— an import and distribution company— and a Director/Senior Advisor at Beverage Innovations— a functional beverage and gourmet smoothies company.
Mr. Carson formed Charlesworth Solutions, LLC in 2011 to provide senior management and advisory services to developing consumer goods companies. In 2013 he co-founded a boutique corporate finance and strategic advisory firm, Intercontinental Beverage Capital, LLC, focused on early stage food & beverage companies .