Category Archives: New Personnel

New Belgium Names Beam Suntory Exec as CEO

Steve Fechheimer, who has been chief strategy officer at Beam Suntory, the Chicago-headquartered spirits company that owns Jim Beam Bourbon, Maker’s Mark Whiskey and Pinnacle Vodka, will assume leadership of the employee-owned brewer of Fat Tire beer. “I’m excited and … Continue reading

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Michael David Winery hired Jennifer Lumley, John Martin, and Deanna Benzenberg for its sales team. Jennifer Lumley has filled the newly revitalized position of On-Premise National Accounts Manager.

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Texas Taps Military Lawyer to Clean Up TABC

Adrian Bentley Nettles, a decorated military officer and practicing lawyer, will head the agency, succeeding Sherry Cook, who announced in April she would step down as executive director after a series of scandals and resignations. “Brigadier General Bentley Nettles is … Continue reading

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MillerCoors PR Chief Pete Marino to Head Tenth and Blake

It’ll be an additional responsibility, and he will report to MillerCoors CEO Gavin Hattersley. Julie Kubasa, director of internal communications, has been promoted to senior director of communications to support him. The company has also upped communications manager Jody Moore … Continue reading

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Toast Vodka Hires Bob Drinon as CEO

Drinon joins Toast after spending 30 years heading nationally top-ranked beverage distribution groups.  Before joining Toast, he was President of Breakthru Beverage Group‘s South Region, where he was responsible for aligning market strategies between

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Kimo Sabe Mezcal hired Oliver Luckett as chief social media strategist.  He has been a consultant to Kimo Sabe for the past six months.

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