Massachusetts Beverage Business


Banfi Vintners

Charles Andrews has been named General Manager – overseeing sales, marketing and public relations.  Andrews brings with him over 37 years of wholesale industry management experience.  He joined National Distributing Company as President in 2OO3 and was part of the team that oversaw its 2OO7 merger with Republic Distributing Company, creating Republic National Distributing Company, where he became Regional President and Operating Committee Member. [...] Read More »


Eva Bertran has been named VP-Marketing for the company’s entire portfolio of imported and domestic wines. A native of Barcelona, Spain, Bertran joined the Freixenet Group in 1986, launching the company’s California winery, Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards, and helping to establish the Spanish firm’s American subsidiary and import arm, Freixenet USA.  Bertran will direct marketing and brand management and will supervise and direct existing brand teams. [...] Read More »

Heineken USA

SCOTT BLAZEK has been appointed Senior VP-Sales. Most recently, Blazek was the company’s Regional VP-Central – leading a team of 8O sales and marketing professionals across Heineken’s second largest region in the US.  Blazek spent ten years at Diageo, where he held positions of increasing responsibility, including Director of National Trade Marketing, On-Premise, US spirits. [...] Read More »

PatrĂ³n Spirits

Phil Gervasi has joined the company as Executive VP-Sales, North America –  working with US distributor partners, and leading Patrón tequila, Ultimat vodka and Pyrat rum sales teams.  He will also manage development of the Patrón portfolio in Canada.  Gervasi joins Patrón Spirits from Diageo North America, where he was Senior VP/GM overseeing California and several Western states.  His 25-year career in the spirits industry also includes positions [...] Read More »

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