Beverage Industry

People

July 1, 2007

People

Thomas Flocco
, president and chief executive officer Beam Global Spirits & Wine Inc., Deerfield, Ill., received the Harold H. Hines Jr. Award for his decade-long support of the United Negro College Fund… Miller Brewing Co., Milwaukee, Wis., hired Jeff Johansen as vice president of innovation. Johansen will lead the brewery’s new product and packaging efforts… Molson Coors Brewing Co., Denver, promoted Dave Dunnewald to vice president of global investor relations… Clearly Canadian Brands, Vancouver, British Columbia, appointed Brent Lokash chief executive officer. David Reingold succeeds Lokash as president. Reingold also joins the company’s board of directors along with George Reznik… Phillips Distilling, Minneapolis, added Jim Smith and Larry Sesito to its Northeast sales management team… SakéOne, Forest Grove, Ore., named Dewey Weddington vice president of marketing… St. James Winery, St. James, Mo., announced its new executive lineup: Rodney Lough, president; Jack Bonar, vice president of marketing; Dean Chalem, vice president of sales; and Andrew Meggitt, vice president of product development… Wein-bauer Inc., Franklin Park, Ill., named Larry Nevers national sales manager; Todd Ellis, regional manager of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Illinois; Jacklyn Engel, East coast regional manager; and Steve Reed, director of sales for Republic National Distributing Co.