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Company Overview of Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc.

Company Overview

Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. markets, promotes, merchandises, and distributes wines, spirits, beers, and other alcoholic beverages. The company serves chain and independent retail and restaurant customers through its distribution centers in the United States. Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. was formerly known as Shaw-Ross Importers, Inc. and changed its name to Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. in July 1987. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida with accounts offices in Orlando, Florida; and Cerritos, California. It has operations in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Kentuc...

1600 N.W. 163rd Street

Miami, FL 33169

United States

Founded in 1968

Phone:

305-625-4171

Fax:

305-620-9159

Key Executives for Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 58
Vice President of Finance & Administration
Age: 67
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
Senior Vice President and President of Wine Division
Age: 78
Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. Key Developments

ROK Drinks Partner with Southern Wine & Spirits for US Launch of Bogart's English Gin

ROK Stars PLC has announced its ROK Drinks division has partnered with Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. for the distribution of Bogart's English Gin in the United States, starting in Las Vegas in March 2015.

Southern Wine & Spirits of America Announces Key IT and Transformation Appointments

Brad Vassar, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Lee Hager, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer of Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. announced two key appointments for the company. Barry Goldberg has been appointed to Senior Vice President, Commercial & Operations Value Management & Realization effective February 15, 2015. Ann Dozier has been appointed to Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer effective February 15, 2015. In his new role, Goldberg will work collaboratively and cross-functionally with the commercial, operational, financial and strategic leaders to pursue opportunities for increased efficiencies in standardization, cost reduction, compliance with corporate standards, and the promotion of best practices across the company. In this new role, he will report to Vassar and Hager. In her role, Dozier will continue to transform IT to drive efficiencies, promote standardizations and fuel growth by delivering key foundational and value-add technology solutions for Southern. In her new role, she will report to Vassar and Hager.

Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. Builds Technologically Advanced Facility in the Industry

Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. announced the opening of technologically advanced facility in the beverage alcohol industry. Located in Union City, California, this is Southern's second automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS) facility can house more than 12,000 SKUs and 1.8 million cases. At 334,000 square feet and 55 feet tall, the facility can house more than 12,000 SKUs and 1.8 million cases. The AS/RS built in collaboration with W&H Systems and Westfalia Technologies, Inc. Stores 24,750 pallets and is equipped for deep pallet storage up to 10 pallets deep. Four storage and retrieval machines (SRM) refill pallets automatically and each SRM can process more than 80 pallets per hour in and out.

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