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 Michael Housey to the role of Executive Vice President, General Manager, Indiana, effective October 24, 2022.
Mr. Housey, who will report to Mike McLaughlin, President, Central Region, will be responsible for leading all sales activities in the Indiana market, including but not limited to developing short and long-term strategic planning, establishing sales policies and procedures, introducing new products, and ensuring that training objectives are achieved for all employees.
“Indiana will benefit greatly from Michael’s servant leadership, strong focus on delivering results, and passion for coaching the next generation,” said Mike McLaughlin. “I know that his vision and rich expertise will help grow our success in the market. Michael exemplifies Southern Glazer’s FAMILY values in all he does and we’re lucky to have him.”
Mr. Housey has been a part of the Southern Glazer’s team for 11 years, beginning as Vice President, General Manager, Michigan. In his most recent role, Mr. Housey served as Vice President, General Sales Manager, Illinois for seven years. Prior to his time at Southern Glazer’s, Mr. Housey worked in various roles of increasing responsibility at E&J Gallo, Diageo, and National Wine & Spirits.
Mr. Housey will work closely with his successor to ensure a smooth transition of responsibilities.
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.