Epoca International Names Melzer President

Brian Melzer has been promoted to president of Epoca International Inc. He previously was executive vp of the company.

Steven Melzer, who had been the president and CEO since he founded the company in 1991, will remain as CEO.

Epoca markets an array of beverage preparation products under the Primula brand, as well as Ecolution, a brand of “eco-friendly” cookware.

“This is an exciting time of expansion for us as our new product development reflects the many consumer trends we see in the marketplace, from cold brewed coffee and instant infusion to healthier cooking and exotic flowering teas,” said Brian Melzer in announcing the executive change.

Brian Melzer, with 11 years of experience at Epoca, has been the driving force behind building Primula into a nationally recognized brand, the company stated

“With multiple offices in China, Epoca’s sourcing team, headed by Brian, is securely positioned to continue the double digit growth that has become the norm for Epoca,” the company affirmed.