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We are the world's preeminent distributor of beverage alcohol and a leader in corporate social responsibility. 

At Southern Glazer’s, we strive to be more than a company that distributes wine and spirits. We are committed to our communities, to innovating the way we operate, and continuing to build on our rich history. 

Aspire to lead

We believe we are the industry leader, but don't just take our word for it. Read about our industry awards.

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Fully invested in our supply chain

Our state-of-the-art warehouses are the most advanced in the industry, and we've transformed our supply chain to be one designed around customizing services for our customers.

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A divisional structure that delivers tailored selling solutions

Our specialty divisions help us bring tailored solutions to our customers and suppliers, backed by the unmatched expertise of the industry's leading distributor. 

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Diversity in all that we do

From programs that promote diversity in our teams and portfolio, to social initiatives aimed at enhancing equality in our communities, we are taking steps toward being part of the solution to drive change and make progress.

Passing on our vision, mission and values to the next generation

From the humble beginnings of our founders to our next generation leaders, we are proud to be a multi-generational family-owned business.

Our vision

To be the distributor of choice for our customers and suppliers through a diverse team of empowered industry leaders, while giving back to the communities we serve.

Our mission

To exceed all expectations of our trading partners with outstanding sales, service and results, through innovative strategies, unmatched relationships, cutting-edge technology and the industry's best trained and most talented team.

Our culture

We encourage team members to think and act like owners while treating each other with respect, camaraderie and transparency. Integrity, intellect and ingenuity guide our decisions and our relationships with suppliers, customers and, perhaps, most importantly, each other. 

Our values

Our values drive us to fulfill the potential of our suppliers and customers; aspire to excellence; remain mission and vision driven; promote integrity and inclusiveness; strive for leadership in everything we do; and always remember that YOU are critical to our success.

Get to know our leaders

Our management team is changing the future of the beverage industry while keeping a tight focus on our employees, customers, and suppliers.

Harvey Chaplin



Bennett Glazer

Executive Vice Chairman


Wayne Chaplin

Chief Executive Officer


Sheldon "Shelly" Stein



Steven R. Becker

Executive Vice President, Treasurer & Compliance


Mel Dick

President and Senior Vice President Wine Division


Thomas Greenlee

Executive Vice President, Finance


Alan Greenspan

Executive Vice President & General Counsel


Lee F. Hager

Executive Vice President, Secretary & Administration


John Wittig

Chief Commercial Officer

Gene Sullivan

Chief Sales & Marketing Officer


David Chaplin

Chief Growth Officer


Cindy Leonard

Executive Vice President & General Manager, Fine Wine


Ray Lombard

Executive Vice President & General Manager, Craft Spirits


Bobby Burg

Senior Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer


Ann Dozier

Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer


Lee Brian Schrager

Chief Communications Officer


Mark Chaplin

Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing


Laura DePasquale

Senior Vice President, Sales & Commercial Operations, Artisanal Wine Division

Jennifer Chaplin Tolkin

Vice President, Family Owned Brands


Kirt Clemens

President, Control States


Patrick Daul

President, Western Region


Mike McLaughlin

President, Central Region


Scott Oppenheimer

President, East Region


Doug Wieland

President, Canada

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History of excellence

Our rich history has set the foundation for our continued growth and evolution.