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Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits Appoints John Acott to Vice President – General Market of Illinois

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Southern
Glazer's Wine & Spirits
 ("Southern Glazer's")— the world's
pre-eminent distributor of beverage alcohol—today announced that it has
appointed John Acott to the position of Vice President – General Market
of Southern Glazer's Illinois.

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https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190102005051/en/

John Acott, Vice President – General Market of Southern Glazer's Illinois. (Photo: Business Wire)

John Acott, Vice President – General Market of Southern Glazer's Illinois. (Photo: Business Wire)

In this role, Mr. Acott will oversee sales for the Chicagoland Wine and
Spirits General Market, reporting directly to Southern Glazer's Vice
President of Sales for Illinois, Mike Housey.

Mr. Acott spent the last five years as Southern Glazer's Vice President
and General Manager of Minnesota. Scott Westerman, Executive Vice
President and General Manager of the Company's North Central Sub Region,
will assume Mr. Acott's responsibilities in the interim, until the
position is filled.

Prior to working for Southern Glazer's Minnesota, Mr. Acott held the
position of Vice President of Retail Wine for 11 years in Illinois,
where he led and managed five sales divisions, developing strong
supplier and retailer relationships with the Company's largest wine
partners.

"We are thrilled to welcome John back to Illinois," said Mike
McLaughlin, Central Region President, Southern Glazer's. "John is a
proven leader, which he has demonstrated over his 16-year tenure with
the Company. Under his leadership, I am confident that the general
market within Illinois will continue to thrive, meeting its sales
objectives and delivering the very best for our suppliers and customers."

About Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits

Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits is the world's pre-eminent distributor
of beverage alcohol, and proud to be a multi-generational, family-owned
company. The Company has operations in 44 U.S. states and the District
of Columbia, Canada, and the Caribbean, and employs more than 20,000
team members. Southern Glazer's urges all retail customers and adult
consumers to market, sell, serve, and enjoy its products responsibly.
For more information visit www.southernglazers.com.
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