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 Dean Silvers to the role of Executive Vice President, General Manager, Coastal Pacific Wine & Spirits (CPWS) West Region, effective January 1, 2023.
Mr. Silvers, who will report to Gerry Rivero, Executive Vice President, Managing Director, CPWS, will be responsible for leading the CPWS West Region, overseeing California, Washington, Hawaii, Nebraska, and Alaska.
“We are extremely grateful to have Dean lead our West Region," said Gerry Rivero. "Dean’s extensive industry experience and market knowledge have been instrumental in driving unprecedented growth for the CPWS chains business in California. We are confident that under his leadership, California and the West Region will continue to thrive and lead the way for CPWS.”
Mr. Silvers has 30 years of experience in the beverage alcohol space and joined the Southern Glazer’s CPWS team in 2011. During the past 11 years, Mr. Silvers has held various roles of increasing responsibility, from Director, Vice President, Trade Development to his most recent role of Vice President, Chains for CPWS in California. Prior to his career at Southern Glazer’s, Mr. Silvers held multiple roles with Diageo over six years.
Mr. Silvers’ replacement will be announced soon and he will work closely with his successor to ensure a smooth transition.
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 2022, Southern Glazer’s was listed as one of Forbes Best Employers for Diversity. 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 Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @sgwinespirits.