Eric Morham, President of Constellation Brands' Canadian Business to Retire; Ben Dollard Appointed new President

Eric Morham, President of Constellation Brands' Canadian Business to Retire; 
Ben Dollard Appointed new President 
VICTOR, NY, Jan. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Constellation Brands, Inc. (CBI), the 
world's leading premium wine company, announced today that Eric Morham, 
president of the company's Canadian business, will retire effective May 31, 
2013 after 40 years in the beverage alcohol industry. 
"Eric's broad and deep global experience in the wine industry has helped to 
solidify Constellation's leadership position in Canada," said Jay Wright, 
chief operating officer, CBI. "He has been a highly valuable member of 
Constellation's management team and we thank him for his expertise, strategic 
insights and accomplishments over the years." 
Morham joined CBI in 2004 and became president of the Canadian business in 
2009. During his tenure, he implemented a number of organic growth strategies 
focused on key Canadian brands such as Inniskillin and Jackson-Triggs. Prior 
to his current role, he served in key strategic leadership positions, 
including senior vice president (SVP), International and president of Icon 
Estates, the company's former U.S. luxury and fine wine business. 
Succeeding Morham is Ben Dollard, currently SVP, International. His 
appointment is effective March 1, 2013. 
"Ben has great experience building global brands, such as Robert Mondavi and 
Inniskillin, and working in various markets," Wright said. "He brings 
significant knowledge of the international business to the leadership role and 
will be an asset to our Canadian business." 
Dollard joined CBI in 2001 and has extensive brand building, sales, marketing 
and production experience, including being involved in U.S. exports into 
Canada. Most recently, Dollard has focused on establishing and executing CBI's 
emerging markets strategy. Dollard will be based in Mississauga, Ontario. 
CBI has appointed Philip Kingston, to replace Dollard as SVP of 
Constellation's international business, effective March 1, 2013. Kingston 
currently leads the Asian business in Hong Kong. He joined CBI in 1996 and has 
held a number of positions including chief financial officer of Pacific Wine 
Partners, SVP Constellation Spirits and SVP Sales and Marketing for the 
company's New Zealand business. He will be based in San Francisco. 
About Constellation Brands
Constellation Brands is the world's leading premium wine company that achieves 
success through an unmatched knowledge of wine consumers, storied brands that 
suit varied lives and tastes, and more than 4,400 talented employees 
worldwide. With a broad portfolio of widely admired premium products across 
the wine, beer and spirits categories, Constellation's brand portfolio 
includes Robert Mondavi, Clos du Bois, Kim Crawford, Inniskillin, Franciscan 
Estate, Mark West, Ruffino, Simi, Estancia, Corona Extra, Black Velvet 
Canadian Whisky and SVEDKA Vodka. 
Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B) is a S&P 500 Index and Fortune 
1000® company with more than 100 brands in our portfolio, sales in about 100 
countries and operations in approximately 40 facilities. The company believes 
that industry leadership involves a commitment to our brands, to the trade, to 
the land, to investors and to different people around the world who turn to 
our products when celebrating big moments or enjoying quiet ones. We express 
this commitment through our vision: to elevate life with every glass raised. 
To learn more about Constellation, visit the company's website at 
www.cbrands.com. 
CONTACTS Media Angela Howland Blackwell: 585-678-7141 Canada: Natalie 
Tutunzis 416-413-4616 
Image with caption: "Eric Morham, currently president of Constellation Brands' 
Canadian business, will retire effective May 31. (CNW Group/Constellation 
Brands)". Image available at:  
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Image with caption: "Ben Dollard, currently senior vice president of 
Constellation Brands' International business, will become president of the 
Canadian business effective March 1. (CNW Group/Constellation Brands)". Image 
available at:  
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Image with caption: "Philip Kingston, currently leads Constellation Brands' 
Asian business, will become head of the company's International business, 
effective March 1. (CNW Group/Constellation Brands)". Image available at:  
http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130114_C5664_PHOTO_EN_22532.jpg 
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