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Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Appoints Michael Housey to Executive Vice President, General Manager, Indiana

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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits (Southern Glazer's)the worlds preeminent distributor of beverage alcoholtoday announced that it has appointed Michael Housey to the role of Executive Vice President, General Manager, Indiana, effective October 24, 2022.

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  • Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits (Southern Glazer's)the worlds preeminent distributor of beverage alcoholtoday announced that it has appointed Michael Housey to the role of Executive Vice President, General Manager, Indiana, effective October 24, 2022.
  • Mr. Housey has been a part of the Southern Glazers team for 11 years, beginning as Vice President, General Manager, Michigan.
  • Prior to his time at Southern Glazers, Mr. Housey worked in various roles of increasing responsibility at E&J Gallo, Diageo, and National Wine & Spirits.
  • Southern Glazers Wine & Spirits is the worlds preeminent distributor of beverage alcohol, and proud to be a multi-generational, family-owned company.

EQS-News: A Club Where Buying Wine Is Not Just An Avocation But An Investment In The Winemakers Themselves

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Theres a lot of wine available in North America and the world.

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  • Theres a lot of wine available in North America and the world.
  • With the pandemic moving consumers to order wine from around the world online, a number of new wine subscription services appeared in 2020.
  • Insider.com called the Naked Wine selection process a Shark Tank for their industry, where independent winemakers propose a wine to win approval.
  • The company is additionally currently offering promotions such as $100 off of 6pk of Wine for $39.99 with shipping included.

Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Recognized with Four Awards at Diageo’s Annual Golden Bar Awards

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Monday, October 3, 2022

Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits (Southern Glazer's) today announced that its Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits (CPWS) dedicated selling division, representing Diageo across 13 open and 17 control states, was presented four Golden Bar Awards at Diageos 17th annual Golden Bar Awards, which took place in Chicago last month after a three-year hiatus due to COVID-19.

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  • Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits (Southern Glazer's) today announced that its Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits (CPWS) dedicated selling division, representing Diageo across 13 open and 17 control states, was presented four Golden Bar Awards at Diageos 17th annual Golden Bar Awards, which took place in Chicago last month after a three-year hiatus due to COVID-19.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221003005148/en/
    Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits of Texas, winners of Spirits Distributor of the Year Golden Bar Award.
  • Southern Glazers CPWS was awarded four of the six Golden Bar Awards presented that evening, including the prestigious and coveted Spirits Distributor of the Year Golden Bar Award, won by Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits of Texas and the inaugural Digital Excellence Golden Bar Award, won by Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits of California.
  • The national awards presented to Southern Glazers include:
    Spirits Distributor of the Year: Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits of Texas
    In addition to the Golden Bar Awards received, Stephanie Myers of Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits of Louisiana was recognized as Sales Consultant of the Year for CPWS and Lamar Najor of Coastal-Pacific Wine & Spirits Brokers of Michigan was recognized as Sales Consultant of the Year for Diageos Control States division.

Qurate Retail Group Names Scott Barnhart Chief Operating Officer

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Friday, September 30, 2022

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Sept. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Qurate Retail GroupSM, a world leader in video commerce ("vCommerce") across linear TV, ecommerce sites, digital streaming and social platforms, today announced that Scott Barnhart has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately. As COO, Barnhart leads Supply Chain, Procurement, Global Business Services, and Corporate Real Estate and Workplace Services (CREWS) for all Qurate Retail Group brands globally; Customer Service and Experience for all U.S. brands; and QVC® and HSN®'s U.S. Fulfillment Operations. Barnhart also oversees the Transformation Management Office for Project Athens, Qurate Retail Group's three-year plan to establish revenue stability, OIBDA margin expansion and incremental cash flow generation. Barnhart reports to David L. Rawlinson II, President and CEO of Qurate Retail, Inc. Qurate Retail Group is part of Qurate Retail, Inc. (Nasdaq: QRTEA, QRTEB, QRTEP), a Fortune 500 company. 

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  • Barnhart reports to David L. Rawlinson II, President and CEO of Qurate Retail, Inc. Qurate Retail Group is part of Qurate Retail, Inc. (Nasdaq:QRTEA, QRTEB, QRTEP), a Fortune 500 company.
  • Barnhart brings Qurate Retail Group 30+ years of international business leadership experience in global supply chain and customer service at multiple Fortune 500 brands and similarly sized global corporations.
  • Qurate Retail Group combines shopping and entertainment to curate products, experiences, conversations and communities for millions of highly discerning shoppers.
  • Qurate Retail, Inc. (NASDAQ: QRTEA, QRTEB, QRTEP) is a Fortune 500 company that includes the Qurate Retail Group portfolio of brands as well as other minority interests and green energy investments.

Ogury names industry veteran Anthony Flaccavento as General Manager Americas

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Ogury, the global leader in personified advertising, today announced the nomination of Anthony Flaccavento as General Manager Americas. In his remit, Flaccavento will lead, develop, and continue to build a best-in-class sales organization to expand Ogury's business across the Americas. He will endeavor to establish the company as the go-to partner for all brands, marketers, and agencies that value privacy protection, and superior and sustainable advertising results.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Ogury , the global leader in personified advertising, today announced the nomination of Anthony Flaccavento as General Manager Americas.
  • In his remit, Flaccavento will lead, develop, and continue to build a best-in-class sales organization to expand Ogury's business across the Americas.
  • "Ogury has a rich history of using data responsibly to drive sustainable results for advertisers," said Anthony Flaccavento, General Manager Americas, Ogury.
  • As General Manager Americas, I Iook forward to further unleashing the power of our data to help marketers elevate their brands, through innovative formats and respectful advertising."

Brand Leaders Convene on September 29 in New York, 2023 Portada Live Conference Dates Announced

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Senior marketers from Anheuser-Busch, T-Mobile, Pernod-Ricard, Comcast and Digitas are the latest additions to an exceptional roster of speakers and participants at the Portada Live Marketing Conference in New York on September 29, 2022 .

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  • Senior marketers from Anheuser-Busch, T-Mobile, Pernod-Ricard, Comcast and Digitas are the latest additions to an exceptional roster of speakers and participants at the Portada Live Marketing Conference in New York on September 29, 2022 .
  • Portada also announced the Portada Live marketing conferences dates and locations for 2023 : Mexico City on April 13, 2023 and New York City on September 28, 2023.
  • Both conferences will also have an important virtual format including 1:1 meetings between brand marketers and service providers.
  • Partners of Portada Live September 29 include:

But First, Cold Brew! Baileys Deliciously Light Partners with Lavazza to Offer Innovative Ways to Enjoy Cold Brew Coffee Year-Round

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cold brew coffee is always a good idea, at least when Baileys Deliciously Light is included! To help kick-off National Coffee Day and settle the year-round iced coffee debate once and for all, Baileys Deliciously Light Liqueur has teamed up with Lavazza, the 127-year old iconic Italian coffee company, to offer more ways to enjoy a cold cup of joe no matter what season with just two simple ingredients: Baileys Deliciously Light and Lavazza's Ready-To-Drink Organic Cold Brew Coffees (the pairing you've needed all along).

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  • Just because summer's over doesn't mean you can't sip on a Baileys Deliciously Light and Lavazza cold brew coffee!
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cold brew coffee is always a good idea, at least when Baileys Deliciously Light is included!
  • Experience the full interactive Multichannel News Release here: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/9091351-baileys-deliciously-ligh...
    Just in time for National Coffee Day on September 29th, Baileys Deliciously Light and Lavazza are releasing five new cold brew coffee recipes featuring cream from Ireland and the rich cocoa and vanilla flavors of Baileys paired with Lavazza's line of four organic RTDCold Brew coffee cans: Classic Cold Brew, Nitro Cold Brew, Cappuccino Cold Brew with Milk, and Double Shot Cold Brew with Oat Milk.
  • "Baileys Deliciously Light is such a delicious and versatile product, and paired with Lavazza's ready-to-drink cold brew cans provides a simple yet innovative way to treat yourself to an iced coffee anytime, anywhere," says Stacey Cunningham, Director of Baileys & Liqueurs, Diageo North America.

CIEN+ Taps into Dentsu's Ivan Sanchez as Chief Growth and Planning Officer

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Monday, September 26, 2022

DALLAS, Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CIEN+, an award-winning marketing firm specialized in Cultural Intelligence® solutions, expands its executive leadership team with the addition of Ivan Sanchez as Chief Growth and Planning Officer. In this role, Sanchez will oversee the firm's global growth roadmap, to continue to leverage CIEN+'s unique proprietary capabilities in A.I. powered-insights, strategic planning and inclusive creative services. "Ivan joins us at a time in which responding to rapid change and cultural shifts with agility and empathy is critical for organizations and brands to achieve their full business and creative potential," says Lili Gil Valletta, Co-Founder and CEO of CIEN+. "Ivan brings both the experience of a seasoned industry veteran with the innovation and cultural vision of an entrepreneur and founder, which will help us accelerate our offerings and impact in the market" concludes Gil Valletta.

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  • The industry veteran joins CIEN+ to oversee global growth initiatives and new product development, as the firm continues on its path of triple-digit growth.
  • DALLAS, Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CIEN+ , an award-winning marketing firm specialized in Cultural Intelligence solutions, expands its executive leadership team with the addition of Ivan Sanchez as Chief Growth and Planning Officer.
  • In this role, Sanchez will oversee the firm's global growth roadmap, to continue to leverage CIEN+'s unique proprietary capabilities in A.I.
  • Ivan Sanchez joins CIEN+ to oversee global growth initiatives as the firm continues on its path of triple-digit growth.

MarineMax Announces Appointment of Mercedes Romero to Board of Directors

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Monday, September 26, 2022

MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE: HZO), the worlds largest recreational boat and yacht retailer, today announced that Mercedes Romero has been appointed to its Board of Directors effective October 1, 2022.

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  • MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE: HZO), the worlds largest recreational boat and yacht retailer, today announced that Mercedes Romero has been appointed to its Board of Directors effective October 1, 2022.
  • Joseph A. Watters, MarineMax Board Member and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee Chair stated, We are very excited and honored to have Mercedes join our Board of Directors.
  • It is an honor to join the MarineMax Board, especially at such a pivotal time of growth for the Company, said Romero.
  • MarineMax provides finance and insurance services through wholly owned subsidiaries and operates MarineMax Vacations in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

Aviation American Gin’s New Distillery Opens its Doors in Portland, Oregon

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Today, Aviation American Gin celebrates the grand opening of the highly-anticipated Aviation American Gin Distillery and Visitor Center in its hometown of Portland, Oregon.

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  • Today, Aviation American Gin celebrates the grand opening of the highly-anticipated Aviation American Gin Distillery and Visitor Center in its hometown of Portland, Oregon.
  • Were thrilled to announce that the Aviation American Gin Distillery is officially open for business in Portland, Oregon and everyone (21 years and older) is welcome, said Ryan Reynolds, Aviation American Gins Co-Owner.
  • Were proud to be opening the Aviation American Gin Distillery in the company's hometown, said Christina Choi, Senior Vice President at Diageo.
  • Created by a unique bartender / distiller partnership, Aviation American Gin operates a distillery, packaging facility and visitor experience in Portland, OR.