Winning brands.StateWays and parent company the Beverage Information Group present the 2008 Growth Brands Awards at the WSWA WSWA Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America Convention.
Infinium Spirits president Bill Anderson Anderson, river, Canada
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Cooper Spirits International
Rob Cooper, president of Cooper Spirits International (center), is congratulated by The Beverage Information Group associate publisher Tony Bongiovanni (left) and senior regional sales manager Mark Marcon.
Luctor International Luctor International is the importing company for Vincent Van Gogh vodkas, vodka-based liqueurs, and Van Gogh gin. Luctor International
Luctor International is the producer and importer of Van Gogh vodkas, vodka-based liqueurs, and Van Gogh gin.
Luctor International executives (from left) Steve Ackerman, eastern division sales manager, Norman Bonchick, executive vice president, and Jonathan Bleiberg, vice president, national sales manager, display their brands and award plaque plaque (plak)
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attachment plaques with Bianca Romano.
The Other Wine & Spirits Company
Dan Sobiech, national account sales manager for The Other Wine & Spirits Co. (left), accepts the Growth Brands Award, joined by Bianca Romano, regional sales manager for The Beverage Information Group, and Richard Ziemba, Other Wine & Spirits mid-regional manager.
Shaw-Ross International Importers
Shaw-Ross managing director Bruce Hunter (center) shows off his award while standing next to Bianca Romano and Shaw-Ross senior vice president of marketing Nick James.
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Jeanette Sims (center) congratulates Bronco Wine Co. special events director Liza Franzia (left) and Gianna Franzia, Bronco Illinois brand manager (right).
Bianca Romano presents a Growth Brands Award to Imperial Brands president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. Chester Brandes (center) and Timo Sutinen Timo Sutinen (born April 3, 1949 in Tampere, Finland) is a retired professional ice hockey player who played in the SM-liiga. He played for KooVee, Jokerit, and FoPS. He was inducted into the Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame in 1991. , vice president of marketing and business development.
Celebrating Freixenet's win is (from left): Sarah Pearson, brand manager, Segura Viudas; Jeanette Sims; and Erica Odden, brand manager, Freixenet USA.
Patron patron [Lat.,=like a father], one who lends influential support to some person, cause, art or institution. Patronage existed in various ancient cultures but was primarily a Roman institution. Spirits Company
Mike O'Connell Michael Thomas O'Connell (born November 25, 1955 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former professional ice hockey player and general manager. He played 860 NHL regular season games between 1977 and 1990 and later served as the general manager of the Boston Bruins from 2000 until 2006. , Patron vice president of national accounts (left), joins Bianca Romano, Patron senior vice president of marketing Matt Carroll and Mark Marcon.
Bert Butler "Tito" Beveridge, president and CEO of Fifth Generation, accepts a Growth Brands Award from Bianca Romano.
Remy Cointreau USA
Showing off their Growth Brands Awards are (from left) Remy Cointreau USA vice president of marketing Vincent Duhem, senior vice president of sales John Moreau and president and CEO Tom Jensen.
Heaven Hill Distilleries
Heaven Hill's executives proudly display their Growth Brands Awards (from left): Andy Shapira, director of sales analysis; Kate Latts, director of marketing; Max Shapira, president; Larry Kass, director of corporate communications Corporate communications is the process of facilitating information and knowledge exchanges with internal and key external groups and individuals that have a direct relationship with an enterprise. ; and Alan Latts, director of corporate planning.
Executives from Brown-Forman are lauded by The Beverage Information Group (from left): Jim Bareuther, executive vice president and chief operating officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)
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Trinchero Family Estates
Jeanette Sims congratulates Roger Trinchero, CEO and principal, Trinchera Family Estates.
Phillips Distributing Co.
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Constellation Constellation, ship
Constellation (kŏnstĭlā`shən), U.S. frigate, launched in 1797. It was named by President Washington for the constellation of 15 stars in the U.S. flag of that time. Wines N.A.
The team from Constellation Wines accepts their Growth Brands Awards with Jeanette Sims (from left): Chris Fehrnstrom, president, VineOne; Oren Lewin, senior vice president of marketing, VineOne; Jose Fernandez, CEO, Constellation Wines N.A.
Celebrating Bacardi's Growth Brands Awards are (from left): Chris Hampsan, vice president and managing director, Young's; Ariel Meyer, vice president, brand managing director, Republic National Dist. Co.; John Esposita, president and CEO, Bacardi USA; Monsell Darville, vice president, managing director, House of Grey Goose; Paul Wright, vice president, managing director, House of Bacardi; and Bianca Romano.
Luxco president Donn Lux (left) and Todd Nickodym, director of marketing, show off their Growth Brands Awards.
The Wine Group
Jeanette Sims helps Laurie Jones, marketing director at The Wine Group, display the company's multiple awards.
Foster's Wine Estates Americas
Bruce Herman, senior vice president, Foster's Wine Estates Americas, accepts a Growth Brands Award from Jeanette Sims.
Future Brands executives display their Growth Brands Awards. From left: Tony Bongiovanni; Kevin Fennessey, president, The Absolut Spirits Co. USA; a Future Brands representative; Jim Schleifer, vice president of Sales, Future Brands; Charlie Forman.