MIAMI & DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (“Southern Glazer’s”)—the largest North American wine and spirits distribution company—today announced that it has appointed Greg Rabinovich to the position of Executive Vice President and Managing Director of the Company’s business for the Atlantic Division, replacing Mr. Steve Taylor. The Atlantic Division is Southern Glazer’s dedicated selling division for Constellation Brands. In this role, Rabinovich will lead the team and will manage the Constellation relationship nationally, working with Southern Glazer’s regional, state, national account teams and operations to grow the portfolio of brands and leverage the scale of the relationship. He will report to Brad Vassar, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Southern Glazer’s.
“Greg’s proven track record and experience in the industry makes him an ideal leader to grow our business with Constellation Brands,” said Vassar. “I look forward to working with Greg and his team to take our business plan and partnership to the next level.”
Mr. Rabinovich joined Southern Glazer’s in 1993 as a Chain Sales Representative. Over the last 24 years, Rabinovich worked in many divisions, including having the role of VP and Wine Director for South Florida and most recently as the VP and GM of Atlantic Division for the State of Florida.
“I look forward to working with the Atlantic team nationally to continue to drive momentum forward,” says Mr. Rabinovich. "It will be my great pleasure to work with such a professional organization.”
In addition to his professional accomplishments, Mr. Rabinovich serves the community by spending time with and volunteering for Kids In Distress (KID), an organization that strives to prevent child abuse, preserve the family, and treat children who have been abused and neglected. Rabinovich currently resides in South Florida and has two children, one 25-year-old son living in New York City and a 21-year-old daughter currently attending the University of Florida.
“I also want to thank Steve for his tremendous work on the Constellation Business over the past 9 years and his overall contribution to Southern Glazer’s,” said Vassar. “We look forward to having Steve help us manage other key supplier relationships.”
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. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @sgwinespirits and on Facebook at Facebook.com/SouthernGlazers.