The Alkaline Water Company
With a focus on all natural healthful beverages, CBD topicals and CBD ingestibles, Alkaline88® has been recognized by consumers and retailers as a one of the country’s fastest growing and most innovative lifestyle brands.
Founded in 2012, The Alkaline Water Company set out on a mission to create the best tasting water in the world. At the time, there were two emerging trends in health conscious consumers. One was the growing interest in the alkaline diet and the second was the perceived health benefits of Pink Himalayan Rock Salt. By combining these two concepts in an alkaline water and trademarking the name “Alkaline88®” The Alkaline Water Company was able to achieve the smoothest tasting, Clean Beverage® in the US enhanced water category. Since its inception, Alkaline88® has penetrated over 70,000 retail outlets nationwide and has become the 10th largest enhanced water brand in the Country.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Alkaline Water Company
Ricky Wright co-founded The Alkaline Water Company Inc. in 2012 as a premium water brand. As the president and CEO, he oversees all aspects of the business and is successfully guiding the company through its growth phase, delivering greater than 50% growth since the company’s inception. Mr. Wright is a serial entrepreneur with over 43 years of experience. He is a passionate and versatile leader with a strong track record of innovation, collaboration, and achieving goal-driven results. As a former CFO, CPA, and entrepreneur, Mr. Wright has extensive knowledge of finance, operations, sales and marketing and has participated in 100’s of M&A transactions throughout his career.