David T. Gibbons is the Chairman of Cott Beverages, a leading supplier of private label carbonated soft drinks distributing to Canada, the United States, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and Europe. In addition to producing many private-label beverages for retailers, Cott also has a large and growing portfolio of its own brands. These brands include Cott, RC (excluding North America, where it is part of Dr Pepper Snapple Group), Ben Shaws, Stars & Stripes, Vintage and Vess soft drinks. Recently, Cott has been expanding its product line into ready-to-drink teas, sparkling and flavoured waters, sports and energy drinks, juice drinks and smoothies. These newer Cott brands include Orient Emporium, GL-7, Red Rain Energy and After Shock Energy.
He had been Chairman, president, and CEO of Michigan-based Perrigo, the largest manufacturer of private label over-the-counter pharmaceuticals in the United States.