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Esposito Named President of SPI U.S. Operations

By March 2, 2013Top News, VIPs
John Esposito

SPI Group, owner of Stolichnaya® Premium vodka, announced the appointment of John Esposito as President of its U.S. operations. This follows SPI’s decision to establish its own importing company in the United States and manage its portfolio of brands directly starting January 1, 2014. Esposito is a veteran of the U.S. drinks industry, having over 20 years’ experience holding leadership positions in the retail, distribution and brand owner segments of the sector, most recently as President and CEO of Bacardi North America. At SPI North America, Esposito’s first priority will be setting up “a high-performing organization of sales, marketing, finance and supply chain professionals across the U.S.” He is based at the Stoli U.S. headquarters in New York.

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