October 29/Norton, Mass./Press Release -- Horizon Beverage Group promoted Gregg Quadrini to president, Beer CBU effective November 1, 2013. In this role, Quadrini will be responsible for over 6 million cases of beer in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  Quadrini will serve on the Sales Operating Group and participate in all strategic corporate decisions.

Quadrini has been employed by Horizon for over 20 years, and he is accredited with developing a powerful and respected beer organization in Rhode Island. Early in his career, Quadrini also worked as New England Division Manager for the Genesee Brewing Company. He has served on the Distributor Councils for both Boston Beer Company and MillerCoors.  His duties will include full P&L responsibilities, supplier goal planning, strategic management of corporate resources, and leading the company's beer business throughout the New England region.

“We are fortunate to have someone of Gregg’s background and respect in the beer business take the helm of one of our most important corporate initiatives. We plan to grow our beer business with better execution and more effective resources to benefit our current and future supplier partners” say Robert Epstein, co-chairman Horizon Beverage Group.  “Gregg enjoys a tremendous reputation nationally and will be a great asset to our company regionally”.

“Gregg brings outstanding beer culture building skills, proven over the years in Rhode Island. As he joins our most senior ranks of executives, we expect he will make our entire organization more results driven with his leadership and beer-centric focus. Gregg will spearhead all training initiatives to allow us to better service our supplier partners”, adds Jim Rubenstein, co-chairman, Horizon Beverage Group.

Quadrini will report directly to the corporate executive committee on a two state basis.