MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (Southern Glazer’s)—the world’s preeminent distributor of beverage alcohol—today announced that it has promoted Stephanie Silvestre to Senior Vice President of Supply Chain, effective January 1, 2020.
In her current role as Vice President of Supply Chain Planning and Logistics, a position she has held since July 2016, Stephanie has been a change leader for the organization and has managed all aspects of product acquisition, inventory, logistics, forecasting and analytics.
“As the leader in the industry, Southern Glazer’s continues to refine and enhance our supply chain capability for the future,” commented Bobby Burg, SVP, Chief Supply Chain Officer. “Stephanie brings a wealth of knowledge and skill to the function, enabling us to continue to implement best practices and strategically leverage our logistics expertise to deliver added value for customers and suppliers.”
“Stephanie’s ability to foster collaborative teams and drive innovation is one of the reasons we’ve been able to maintain our reputation for supply chain excellence,” added Lee Hager, Executive Vice President, Secretary and Administration. “Throughout her almost nine-year tenure with Southern Glazer’s, Stephanie has played an integral role as a Supply Chain Management resource, leading the ideation and execution of both the Southern Supply Center (SSC) and the Southern Glazer’s Consolidation Center (SGCC), as well as more recently, spearheading the Company’s S&OP process design and implementation along with our commercial partners.”
Continuing to report to Silvestre in her new role are Andrew Vermilion in Replenishment, Logistics and Analytics and Tracey Friend in Sales and Operations Planning.
Prior to joining Southern Glazer’s, Silvestre worked for General Electric for five years, where she participated in its Senior Leadership Program. She is also an inaugural member of Southern Glazer’s first Exceptional Leadership Program (ELP), the Company’s flagship leadership development program. Stephanie is an Engineering graduate of Purdue University.
About Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is the world’s pre-eminent distributor of beverage alcohol, and proud to be a multi-generational, family-owned company. The Company has operations in 44 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, Canada, and the Caribbean, and employs nearly 22,000 team members. Southern Glazer’s urges all retail customers and adult consumers to market, sell, serve, and enjoy its products responsibly. For more information visit www.southernglazers.com. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @sgwinespirits and on Facebook at Facebook.com/SouthernGlazers.