Our Team

Shown below are the five Principals in Hidell-Eyster International. Each brings a different and special set of skills and experiences to support the needs of the industry. As the leadership team, they are committed to reinforcing each other in order to provide an unparalleled resource to build value in Client businesses.

Founder and Chairman

Mr. Henry R. Hidell, III, Founder & Chairman

As founder, Mr. Hidell has provided consulting services to the bottled water industry for over 30 years on a global basis. A recognized expert, his Clients have included the largest companies in this industry. He has an undergraduate degree in Geology/hydrogeology from West Chester University and a Graduate degree in Land-use Planning and International Economic development from Southern Illinois University.

E-mail: Info@hidelleyster.com

President and CEO

Mr. Carroll S. Keim, President & CEO

A Harvard MBA, Mr. Keim was selected as “Best CEO” in Australia in 2003 (as President of a publicly-held bottled water co.). A 20 year veteran of the industry, he has managed both large and small water companies in the US and abroad.

E-mail: Info@hidelleyster.com

Managing Director, The Equity Partners

Ms. Kathleen Ransome, Managing Director, The Equity Partners

For 20 years, Ms. Ransome has led the Company in the business consulting and international sectors. A Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate, she has a BA, and graduate study in business and economics.

E-mail: Info@hidelleyster.com

Dr. Thomas Brewer, Technical Director

With a Ph.D. in hydrogeology and an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering, Dr. Brewer has provided technical consulting services to the beverage industry worldwide for almost three decades.

E-mail: Info@hidelleyster.com

Director of Administration and Communications

Ms. Cynthia Toth, Director of Administration & Communications

Responsible for all in-house operations and corporate infrastructure, she has been managing the internal operations of Hidell-Eyster International since its inception. She has a Bachelors of Fine Arts and an MA in Communications.

E-mail: Info@hidelleyster.com

Professional and Technical Staff

Professional & Technical Staff

HEI is proud to have a team of over 30 specialists in every key area of this industry. See the detailed list of people and their credentials by clicking on the link below:

  Staff Credentials


Hidell-Eyster header image