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Southern believes it has a responsibility to encourage and promote responsible consumption not just to our employees but with our partners in the industry and in the communities in which we do business.

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Southern Wine & Spirits of America COO Announces New Commercial Organization
Monday, June 02, 2014 (550 reads)


Kevin Fennessey Appointed to New Commercial Strategy Role and Gerald Rivero to Expand Existing Role to Control Markets

Miami, Fla., May 28, 2014 — Brad Vassar, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern)—the nation’s leading wine and spirits distributor with operations in 35 states—announced today an initial step in Southern’s new commercial organizational structure. This restructuring is designed to capitalize on changes in the marketplace and enhance Southern’s competitiveness in the industry. The new structure is effective immediately.


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Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada Strengthens Leadership Team with Two Key Promotions
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 (840 reads)


Kevin McCracken Named Senior Vice President, Spirits

John Rooney Appointed Vice President, On-Premise Wine, Spirits, Beer & Non-Alcoholic


Las Vegas, Nev., May 13, 2014 – Larry Ruvo, Senior Managing Director of Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada (SWS-NV) —a division of Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern), the nation’s leading wine and spirits distributor with operations in 35 states—announced today the appointments of Kevin McCracken as Senior Vice President, Spirits and John Rooney as Vice President, On-Premise Wine, Spirits, Beer & Non-Alcoholic.


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Southern Wine & Spirits of America Announces Key Commercial Leadership Appointment
Monday, May 12, 2014 (780 reads)


Brad Vassar Appointed to Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

Miami, Fla., May 12, 2014 — Wayne E. Chaplin, President and Chief Executive Officer of Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern)—the nation’s leading wine and spirits distributor with operations in 35 states—announced today the appointment of Brad Vassar to Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.


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Southern Wine & Spirits of America Announces Leadership Role Progression
Wednesday, May 07, 2014 (507 reads)


Wayne E. Chaplin Assumes Added Responsibility of Chief Executive Officer

Harvey R. Chaplin to Remain Chairman

Miami, Fla., May 7, 2014 — Harvey R. Chaplin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern)—the nation’s leading wine and spirits distributor with operations in 35 states—announced today that current Southern President and Chief Operating Officer, Wayne E. Chaplin, will add Chief Executive Officer to his role, effective immediately.


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Pernod Ricard USA and Southern Wine & Spirits of America
Launch a National Effort to Promote Responsible Drinking via 15,000 Retail Stores

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 (397 reads)


Companies Team Up In Support of Foundation For Advancing Alcohol Responsibility

NEW YORK, NY, May 6, 2014 -- Pernod Ricard USA, the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S., and Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern), the nation's leading spirits and wine distributor, today announced a national effort to promote retailer engagement with The Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility (FAAR), a national not-for-profit funded by distillers aimed at reducing drunk driving and underage drinking.


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Pernod Ricard USA Expands Relationship with Southern Wine & Spirits of America to 33 States
Thursday, April 24, 2014 (658 reads)


Agreements Include Expanded Role for Southern as Exclusive Spirits Broker in All Control State Markets

April 24, 2014 – Pernod Ricard USA, the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S., today announced that, effective July 1, 2014, it will expand its relationship with Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern), the nation's largest spirits and wine distributor, to 33 markets, while further strengthening ties between the two companies. The appointments -- which come after an extensive review process -- expand Southern's national footprint with Pernod Ricard by adding 4 Control States: Alabama, Michigan, Mississippi and Ohio, thus making Southern the exclusive spirits broker for Pernod Ricard in all 17 Control State markets. In addition, Southern will represent Pernod Ricard USA for wine and spirits distribution in 16 markets: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, South Carolina and Washington.


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