VICTOR, N.Y., May 5, 2016 – Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, will have company representatives ring the NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) Closing Bell® today, May 5, 2016, in honor of Cinco de Mayo. Constellation’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David Klein will ring the bell and strike the gavel that closes the day’s activities on the trading floor. He will be joined by Jim O’Neil, senior vice president, east business unit and Patty Yahn-Urlaub, vice president of investor relations.
“We’re honored to continue the tradition of ringing the closing bell on Cinco de Mayo, while highlighting two of the hottest brands in the beer industry: Corona Extra and Modelo Especial,” said Klein. “This will be our sixth year of kicking off our key summer selling season for our beer business at the NYSE. We’re excited to have a number of great programs designed to keep the momentum going all summer long, including advertisement for Corona Extra cans around Memorial Day, July 4, and Labor Day, and national Spanish language TV and digital ads for Modelo Especial this summer and throughout the year.”
With Corona Extra as the No. 1 imported beer in the U.S., Corona Light as the No.1 imported light beer in the U.S., and Modelo Especial as the fastest-growing major beer brand in America, our Mexican beer portfolio has helped position Constellation Brands as the No.1 multi-category supplier of beverage alcohol in the U.S.
About Constellation Brands
Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B) is a leading international producer and marketer of beer, wine and spirits with operations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, New Zealand and Italy. In 2015, Constellation was one of the top performing stocks in the S&P 500 Consumer Staples Index. Constellation is the No.3 beer company in the U.S. with high-end, iconic imported brands including Corona Extra, Corona Light, Modelo Especial, Negra Modelo and Pacifico. The company’s beer portfolio includes Ballast Point, one of the most awarded craft brewers in the U.S. Constellation is also the world’s leader in premium wine, selling great brands that people love, including Robert Mondavi, Clos du Bois, Kim Crawford, Meiomi, Mark West, Franciscan Estate, Ruffino and Jackson-Triggs. The company’s premium spirits brands include SVEDKA Vodka and Casa Noble Tequila.
Based in Victor, N.Y., the company believes that industry leadership involves a commitment to brand building, our trade partners, the environment, our investors and to consumers around the world who choose our products when celebrating big moments or enjoying quiet ones. Founded in 1945, Constellation has grown to become a significant player in the beverage alcohol industry with more than 100 brands in its portfolio, sales in approximately 100 countries, about 40 facilities and approximately 9,000 talented employees. We express our company vision: to elevate life with every glass raised. To learn more, visit www.cbrands.com.