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Malibu-Kahlúa International
, White Plains, N.Y., has named Patrick O'Driscoll chief executive officer and president. O'Driscoll joins the company from Chivas Brothers where he was commercial director... Coors Brewing Chief Executive Officer Fritz van Paasschen has left his post with the Golden, Colo.-based brewer to become chief executive at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. Molson Coors Chief Executive Officer Leo Kiely will take over van Paasschen’s role until a replacement is found... Revolution Tea, based in Phoenix, has hired Michael K. Launer as its new vice president of sales... Republic National Distributing Co. (RNDC), has named Jennifer A. Shoemaker corporate vice president, on-premise national accounts... James Dollive, chief financial officer at Kraft Foods Inc., Northfield, Ill., will retire this fall. Timothy McLevish, who previously served as chief financial offer at Ingersoll-Rand Co., is slated to succeed Dollive next month... Crown Imports, Chicago, has promoted Bill Renspie to senior vice president, national accounts off-premise... Heaven Hill Distilleries Inc., Bardstown, Ky., has named Keith Killoran Michigan regional manager in the control state sales division. In addition, the company has named Faye Gappy Michigan Area Manager... Pernod Ricard USA has selected Dan Grunbeck as vice president of sales for Pernod Ricard USA Wines. Last month, the company promoted Jeanne Eliades to vice president, marketing still wines... Mix1, Boulder, Colo., has selected Brian Link as regional sales manager... Reed’s Inc. has tapped soft drink industry veteran Neal Cohane as senior vice president of sales. Cohane previously has worked with PepsiCo, South Beach Beverage Co. and Coca-Cola... Charlie Papazian, president of the Brewers Association, Boulder, Colo., received the Karl M. Strauss award for Outstanding Achievement in the Beer and Brewing Industry last month from the Museum of Beer & Brewing. The award was presented at the annual Karl M. Strauss Banquet held at Capital Brewery in Middleton, Wis.

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