CERRITOS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Southern Wine & Spirits of California (SWS-CA) — a division of Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern), the nation’s leading wine and spirits distributor — today established a new senior statewide Human Resources position. SWS-CA Executive Vice President, General Manager Jack Brennan announced that Jeanette Paige is appointed SWS-CA Vice President, Human Resources — with Paige reporting to both Brennan and Vice President, Operations Robert Pavone. Her appointment is effective immediately.
Paige began working for Southern in 1988 and dedicated the first 18 years of her career to growing and developing the HR Department and functions in Southern’s Northern California division. In 2006, she moved to Miami when she was appointed to VP, Corporate HR. She spent the next seven years providing national oversight of employee/labor relations and managing internal investigations company-wide.
Southern’s Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer Lee F. Hager said, “On behalf of the Senior Executive Team here in Miami, I extend our congratulations to Jeanette and wish her all the best in her new, exciting role in California. Jeanette has truly hit a milestone at Southern — beginning her career with us in California in 1988, her promotion to the corporate team in Miami in 2006, and now returning to California to unify the leadership of HR in the state. We know she will bring her hard-work ethic, professionalism and keen problem-solving skills to enhance the human resources administration across our California operation — the largest division in our 35-market footprint.”
Southern’s Senior Vice President, Human Resources Michael Head added, “On behalf of the Corporate HR Team, I want to congratulate Jeanette. We will certainly all miss her. We wish her the best in her new position which is emblematic of the importance our company places on supporting our industry-leading human resources capabilities and practices across the entire organization.”
Speaking on behalf of the entire SWS-CA team, Brennan commented, “I want to welcome Jeanette back to our division. I know she will bring a collaborative approach and enhanced best practices for our HR administration and talent management capabilities across the state. I am also confident she will work well with my California Senior Leadership Team of Robert Pavone; Executive Vice President, Sales Steve Harden; Senior Vice President, Commercial Strategy Patrick Daul; Vice President, General Manager-Pacific Wine & Spirits Lewis Kenrick; Vice President, General Manager-Southern California James Bradney; Vice President, General Manager-Northern California Jim Andrus; and Vice President, General Manager-American Wine & Spirits Jon Newlon.”
Jeanette concluded, “I am honored with this appointment and thrilled to be returning to work with all my friends and colleagues in California. I look forward to working closely with Southern’s leadership team, bringing harmony, synergy and transparency to all our HR work.”
Jeanette is a graduate of St. Mary’s with a BA in Management, and earned an MBA from California State University, Hayward. She resides in Northern California and has two adult daughters and two grandchildren.
The successor for Jeanette’s corporate position in Miami will be announced in the near future.
About Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc.
Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. (Southern) is the nation’s largest wine and spirits distributor and broker with operations in 35 markets. Southern currently operates in: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Kentucky, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming. Southern also holds operating licenses and permits in Nebraska and Texas. On a national basis, Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. employs nearly 14,500 team members. Southern urges all retail customers and adult consumers to market, sell, serve and enjoy its products responsibly. For more information about Southern and its responsible consumption program, see: http://www.southernwine.com.
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