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Dribeck Importers, Inc. president, Driskill, to retire in July.

Dribeck Importers, Inc. president, Driskill, to retire in July

Dribeck Importers, Inc., of Greenwich, CT, has announced the retirement of Walter Driskill, the company's president and chief executive officer, along with Lucienne Driskill, Dribeck's secretary. Their retirements will become effective July 1, when John Kucich will take over as president and chief executive officer.

Mr. Driskill founded Dribeck Importers in 1967 and was responsible for the company's growth and the development of the Beck's Beer brand to its present position as the top German import beer to the United States.

At the request of its board of directors, Mr. Driskill will remain a member of the Board, serving as a consultant.

Dribeck's new president, Kucich has an extensive background in the alcohol beverage industry and was formerly the chairman and chief executive officer of All Brand Importers, Inc., of Hartford, CT.

The board of directors additionally announced the appointment of Edward Kennedy, Dribeck's vice president of finance, as its secretary.
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Title Annotation:Walter Driskill; replaced by John J. Kucich
Publication:Modern Brewery Age
Date:Jun 18, 1990
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