Tex McCarthy
has been appointed president, national accounts and sales development for Diageo North America. He takes over the job for Harry Bigelow, who is leaving the company. Prior to the move, McCarthy served as vice president of regional marketing for Beam Global Spirits & Wine… The National Beer Wholesalers Association, Washington, D.C., has named Jesse McCollum to be its new Washington representative… Icelandic Water Holdings, Thorlakshofn, Iceland, has selected Ragnar Birgisson as its new chief executive officer. Former chief executive Patrick Racz will now become the company's chief operating officer… Rudy Beverage Inc., St. Louis, has appointed Mark Duffy vice president of national foodservice accounts. Duffy will manage accounts for schools, restaurants and the military nationwide… Woody Turner has been tapped as director of sales and marketing at Fire Mountain Beverage, Valencia, Calif… Glazer’s, based in Dallas, has named Doug Howell general manager of spirits for Louisiana… Donald Triggs, chief executive officer of Vincor International announced he would leave the company following its sale to Constellation Brands. Jay Wright, president of Vincor Canada, has been selected to replace him.