MIAMI & DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 11, 2018--Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits  (“Southern Glazer’s”)— the world's pre-eminent distributor of beverage alcohol—today announced that it has appointed Vic Conti to the position of Vice President and General Manager of Ohio, effective immediately. In this role, Mr. Conti will be responsible for the company’s performance in Ohio, and will report directly to Pete McLaughlin, Executive Vice President of Ohio and Kentucky for Southern Glazer’s.

“Vic has three decades of proven leadership experience in the wine and spirits industry, specifically in the state of Ohio,” said McLaughlin. “He has effectively led a team of 200 employees, created sales programs to further drive success for our suppliers, and served as an outstanding role model reinforcing Southern Glazer’s values promoting diversity and community engagement. Vic is perfectly suited for this role—Southern Glazer’s Ohio is both lucky and thrilled to have him.”

Mr. Conti has held roles of increasing responsibility at E & J Gallo, Wine Distributors, Superior Beverage, and Glazer’s Distributors. In 2017, he was appointed to his most recent position, Vice President of Sales, Ohio, Southern Glazer’s. Mr. Conti is a leader of the Ohio Regional Diversity Council, assists in community involvement across the state, and holds a bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University.

About Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits

Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is the world’s pre-eminent distributor of beverage alcohol, and proud to be a multi-generational, family-owned company. 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. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @sgwinespirits and on Facebook at Facebook.com/SouthernGlazers.

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CONTACT: 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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Jennifer Hanlon

Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits, LLC

Senior Communications Specialist

Office: (305) 625-4171, ext. 1534

Mobile: 305-898-9982

Email: jennifer.hanlon@sgws.com

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SOURCE: Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits, LLC

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