MIAMI & DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits (Southern Glazer's)—the world’s preeminent distributor of beverage alcohol—today announced that it has appointed Casey McQuaid to the role of Vice President & General Manager of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Oregon, effective February 1, 2022.
Mr. McQuaid, who will report to John Klein, Executive Vice President and General Manager – Pacific Northwest, will be responsible for leading and executing strategic business initiatives in the state to drive growth for the supplier brands Southern Glazer’s represents. In addition, he will oversee retail chain and broad market sales and distribution activities for Oregon, including formulating overall strategy, managing and developing people, and establishing policies for the market.
“Casey brings strategic leadership, change management skills, and strong communication and team building to Oregon," said John Klein. “His wealth of industry knowledge, combined with his relationships and business acumen, make him an ideal selection for this role."
Mr. McQuaid will be succeeding Michael Jeffrey, who was appointed to the role of Executive Vice President & General Manager of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Colorado in November 2021.
With 23 years of experience in the wine and spirits industry, Mr. McQuaid’s most recent role was as Managing Director of Customer Development in the Western United States for E&J Gallo Winery. He holds an MBA from Willamette University and a bachelor’s degree from Oregon State University. Mr. McQuaid currently resides in Lake Oswego, OR, with his wife, two daughters, two dogs, and two horses.
About Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is the world’s preeminent distributor of beverage alcohol, and proud to be a multi-generational, family-owned company. The Company has operations in 44 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and Canada. In 2021, Southern Glazer’s was selected as a U.S. Best Managed Company by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal, as well as named by Newsweek as a Top 100 Most Loved Workplace. 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.