The Tasting Panel magazine

September 2013

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Movers & Shakers A s the beverage industry's largest career network, BevForce knows who's coming and who's going at the leading global beverage companies. BevForce is the only beverage industry staffing agency providing both an online job board and executive recruiting services. Visit to sign up for the Movers & Shakers newsletter or to report your job move or recent hire. Brandon Grable has been named Regional Marketing Manager - Midwest at Kansas Clean Distilled Whiskey. He had been Sales Manager at Standard Beverage of Kansas. Scott Lammert has been named SVP of Marketing at RNDC. He had been EVP of South/West Texas at RNDC. Jorge Guitierrez has been named CEO at Voli Vodka, LLC. He had been VP, Americas Region at Whyte & Mackay. Lisa McCann has been named Marketing Director - Olmeca Tequila at Pernod Ricard Mexico. She had been Brand Director - Malibu Rum at Pernod Ricard. Luca Marotta has been named CFO at Rémy Cointreau. He had been CFO Consumer Products at L'Oréal. Rick Scully has been named President at Peligroso Spirits Co. He had been VP of Sales at Peligroso Spirits Co. Matthew Metz has been named SVP of Sales & Marketing at Glazer's Texas. He had been General Sales Manager, America Region & Mexico at Beam Inc. Cheryl Rustwick has been named VP, National Accounts at Glazer's. She had been VP, Chain Accounts - Diageo/Moët Hennessy at Alliance Beverage. Lisa Simon has been named VP Sales & Marketing at Garagista Group, LLC . She had been Sales Director at Terra Firma 57, Inc. representing various wineries and luxury brands nationally. Pryce Greenow has been named Managing Director, Emerging Markets at Beam Inc. He had been VP, Group GM - US and Mexico at Beam Inc. Catherine Stanton Schiff has been named On Premise Strategic Accounts Manager, Eastern Region at Edrington Americas. She had been Brand Activation Manager Massachusetts at Edrington USA. BevForce Hot Shot Each month we check in with one BevForce Mover & Shaker to provide you with some behind-the-scenes insight on the job search process, the beverage industry's most innovative companies and the executives who drive them. This month, we chatted with Michael Sargeant, who was recently named Senior Marketing Manager at Anchor Brewing Company. He was previously Brand Manager – Channel Marketing & Strategy at Miller Coors. TP: How would you define Anchor Brewing's culture and what attracted you to it? MS: There is a special energy at Anchor Brewing, and there is certainly a lot about which to be excited. They have great beers. The organization is talented, collaborative and enthusiastic about the future of the brewery. TP: What advice would you give to job seekers looking for their next role? MS: Focus on finding an organization with a culture that is right for you. Network to learn as much as you can about the company or industry, and be patient for the right opportunity. TP: If you weren't sipping a drink from Anchor Brewing, you would be drinking a . . . MS: I would be drinking one of an assortment of craft beers. There are a growing number of craft breweries, and we are partners in growing the craft beer segment. 50  /  the tasting panel  /  september 2013 TP0913_034-62.indd 50 8/22/13 9:21 PM

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