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 Jefferey Lightfoot to the role of Vice President, General Manager, Alaska, effective October 10, 2022.
Mr. Lightfoot, who is reporting to John Klein, Executive Vice President, General Manager, Pacific Northwest, is responsible for leading all sales activities in the Alaska 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.
“Alaska will benefit greatly from Jeff’s servant leadership,” said Mr. Klein. “He reinforces Southern Glazer’s culture for delivering results and mentoring our next generation of leaders.”
Mr. Lightfoot has 27 years of industry experience and has worked for both Southern Glazer’s and Odom Corporation since 2012. In his most recent role, Mr. Lightfoot served as General Sales Manager for Odom Corporation in Alaska.
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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.