Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits announced last week that Patrick Daul, President, West Region will be retiring in July of this year.
“I’ve had the privilege of working alongside Patrick for many years, whose journey at Southern Glazer’s reflects not only his deep industry expertise, but also his unwavering dedication,” said John Wittig, Chief Commercial Officer, Southern Glazer’s, in a news release. “His strategic leadership has left an indelible mark and his mentorship has been instrumental in the career development of numerous leaders. As Patrick embarks on a well-deserved retirement, we celebrate his legacy of excellence and thank him for his outstanding contributions to the Company.”
Commencing his career journey at Southern Glazer’s in 1992 as the Director of Wine Sales in Northern California, Daul has navigated through several pivotal roles at the company. He assumed the role of Vice President, General Sales Manager for the American Wines & Spirits division in 1997 and was promoted to Northern California General Sales Manager for the newly created Pacific Wine & Spirits (PWS) division in 2002, the company states.
From 2005 to 2011, Daul served as Vice President, General Manager for the California division of PWS, focusing on Diageo and Moët Hennessy USA portfolios. Daul’s trajectory continued with leadership positions of increasing responsibility, including Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing and Senior Vice President of Commercial Strategy for the state of California. Currently, Daul serves as President, West Region, marking the latest milestone in his accomplished career at Southern Glazer’s, according to the company.
“Patrick’s retirement is a significant occasion, and we express our deepest gratitude for his exemplary leadership at Southern Glazer’s,” said Wayne E. Chaplin, Chief Executive Officer, Southern Glazer’s, in the release. “His strategic foresight has been significant, and his legacy will continue to resonate throughout our organization.”
An announcement for Patrick Daul’s replacement will be forthcoming.