Constellation Brands has appointed Bill Newlands to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, a new role in the company. Newlands has been with the company since 2015 serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer and currently serves as President of the Wine & Spirits Division.
Constellation Brands has also appointed Chris Stenzel to Executive Vice President and President, Wine & Spirits Division. Prior to joining Constellation Brands in 2008, Stenzel has 18 years of beverage alcohol experience. Stenzel, along with Paul Hetterich, the President of the Beer Division, will report to Newlands.
Ben Dollard will transition to the role of Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer and International for the Wine & Spirits Division and report to Stenzel. Dollard, who has been with the company since 2001, most recently served as Chief Growth Officer and previously led the Canadian wine business. Dollard will report to Stenzel.
Lastly, Jared Fix has been named Senior Vice President, Chief Growth Officer and be responsible for driving “the company’s growth strategy” across both the Beer and Wine & Spirits Divisions. Fix will report to Newlands. All executive appointments are effective January 30, 2017.