Pacific Highway Wines & Spirits Appoints New VP of Sales

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PETALUMA, Calif., Sept. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pacific Highway Wines & Spirits, a leading US adult beverage sales and marketing company, announced that Robert M. Slicker, Jr. has been named Vice President of Sales. Robert will be responsible for leading the sales effort in the United States.

Robert has over 20 years experience in the beverage industry having most recently served as Senior Vice President of Sales for Clever Imports. Prior to Clever Imports, Robert worked for thirteen years at Kobrand Corporation in a number of positions, most recently as a Vice President of Sales. He began his wine career with E &J Gallo in 1990 and continued in a sales capacity as an off premise chain manager with UDV Wines before moving to Kobrand Corporation.

"After a thorough search we selected Robert to head our sales team because of his relationships, structure and experience with diverse wine portfolios," said Mark Giordano, President of Pacific Highway Wines & Spirits. "He has a proven track record of building successful sales teams, as well as developing both wine and spirits brands."

Kari Carlos, Vice President of Pacific Highway Wines & Spirits adds, "Robert is the perfect fit for Pacific Highway Wines & Spirits as he aligns with our long term vision of building a leading sales and marketing company with an emphasis on a high level of service and structure."

About Pacific Highway Wines and Spirits

Pacific Highway Wines & Spirits is a US sales and marketing company focused on growing distribution of our valued brands: Beachhouse, Bellingham, Boschendal, Brampton, Caricature, Chakras, Douglas Green, Foppiano Vineyards, Giesen Estate, LangeTwins Winery, Luna Nuda, Ribshack Red, Robert Oatley, Troy & Sons and Wild Oats.

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