Massachusetts Beverage Business



JAMES A. MCGREEVY III has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of the trade association that represents America’s brewers, beer importers and industry suppliers.  He joins the Beer Institute from the American Beverage Association (ABA), where he was Senior Vice President of Government Affairs.  McGreevy will lead the Beer Institute’s efforts to represent the industry before federal and state lawmakers, regulators and others in public forums.  Since 2OO5, he has led the federal, state [...] Read More »

The Presidentsí Forum of the Distilled Spirits Industry

MAX L. SHAPIRA will take over for Jeffrey O’Neill as Chairman of the national trade association representing distillers and importers.  Shapira, President of Heaven Hill Distilleries, has been a long-term member of the organization.  The association also welcomed two new members to Presidents’ Forum: Jonathan Yusen, President and Managing Director of William Grant & Sons Inc.; and Paul Ross, President and CEO of Edrington Americas. [...] Read More »


Michael J. Dolan has been appointed as Interim Chief Executive Officer for the drinks company.  He has been a member of the Board of Bacardi Limited since 2OO9, and most recently served as Chairman and CEO of IMG Worldwide, a global leader in sports, fashion and media.  Previously, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Viacom. [...] Read More »

National Beer Wholesalers Association

Lester Jones will join the National Beer Wholesalers Association in the position of Chief Economist.  Jones has more than 2O years of experience in research, survey methodology and applied economics.  He most recently served as Chief Economist at the Beer Institute, where he developed and executed significant research initiatives.  In his new position Jones will track and analyze economic factors that impact the beer distribution industry and alcohol policy decisions at the federal, state and [...] Read More »