Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits Announces Key State Leadership Appointments in the Central Region

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New General Managers named in the Central Region for Colorado, Missouri and Texas
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New General Managers named in the Central Region for Colorado, Missouri and Texas

MIAMI and DALLAS, Aug. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits ("Southern Glazer's")—the largest North American wine and spirits distribution company—today announced the new state leadership appointments for the Central Region in Colorado, Missouri and Texas.

 

Reporting to Mike McLaughlin, Central Region President for Southern Glazer's:  

Colorado
Steve Noorlun has been named Executive Vice President, General Manager of Colorado. Noorlun has more than 30 years of experience in distilled spirits sales, and has been with the former Southern Wine & Spirits of America (Southern) since 1998. Since 2005, Noorlun served as Vice President, General Sales Manager for Southern of Colorado. Noorlun succeeds Richard Crossland, who was previously announced as Executive Vice President, General Manager of Indiana.

Texas 
Matt Metz has been named Executive Vice President, General Manager of Texas. Metz has nearly 25 years of experience in distilled spirits sales, including spending two decades at Beam, Inc., in varying sales and strategy leadership positions. Metz joined the former Glazer's as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing in Texas in 2013.

Reporting to Scott Westerman, Executive Vice President, General Manager of the North Central Sub Region for Southern Glazer's:

Missouri
Randy Myers has been named Senior Vice President, General Manager of Missouri. Myers has 30 years of experience in wine sales, since first starting in the industry at E&J Gallo in 1986 and holding various sales roles within the company. Myers joined the former Glazer's in 2007 and most recently served as Senior Vice President in Missouri.

Commenting on these appointments, Brad Vassar, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer said, "Steve, Matt and Randy—along with the other state leaders of Southern Glazer's—are well-equipped to drive topline performance, while ensuring consistency and continuity of service for Southern Glazer's customers and suppliers throughout their respective states."

McLaughlin added, "As a result of the recent combination between Southern and Glazer's, we are confident that the exemplary skills and long experience of the leaders we have in place will continue to strengthen our sales and commercial strategy efforts across the Central Region."

About Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits

Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits is North America's largest wine and spirits distributor, and the preeminent data insights company for alcoholic beverages. The Company has operations in 44 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, Canada, and the Caribbean, and employs more than 20,000 team members. Southern Glazer's urges all retail customers and adult consumers to market, sell, serve, and enjoy its products responsibly. For more information visit www.southernglazers.com.

Press Contact:
Lee Brian Schrager
Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits, LLC
Senior Vice President, Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility
Office: (305) 625-4171, ext. 1040
Mobile: (786) 417-5164
Email: leeschrager@sgws.com

Cindy Haas
Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits, LLC
Senior Director, Public Relations
Office: (305) 625-4171, ext. 1166
Mobile: (786) 498-7640
Email: cynthia.haas@sgws.com

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