Constellation Brands, Inc., the world’s leading premium wine company, announced today it has hired Joseph D. Bruhin as senior vice president, chief information officer. Bruhin will join the company effective Jan. 30.
A veteran of the beverage alcohol industry, Bruhin has over 20 years of experience in technology, strategy and business operations. Most recently, he served as vice president, information systems at Diageo, where he was responsible for technology vision, strategy, business process and systems solutions for the North American business. Prior to joining Diageo in 1996, Bruhin worked at The Hartford Insurance Company.
“We are very pleased to welcome Joe to Constellation Brands,” said Keith Wilson, chief administrative officer, Constellation Brands. “Throughout his career, Joe has amassed a wealth of senior information technology leadership roles that focused on delivering and improving commercial, human resources, market and customer technology systems. At Constellation, he will play a critical role in directing all aspects of the company’s technology in support of established strategic goals and ensure that we sustain established investments and advance our technology in response to business needs.”
Bruhin earned both his undergraduate and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Connecticut. He and his family will relocate from Connecticut to Rochester, N.Y. for his new position.
About Constellation Brands
Constellation Brands is the world’s leading premium wine companythat achieves success through an unmatched knowledge of wine consumers, storied brands that suit varied lives and tastes, and talented employees worldwide. With a broad portfolio of widely admired premium products across the wine, beer and spirits categories, Constellation’s brand portfolio includes Robert Mondavi, Clos du Bois, Blackstone, Arbor Mist, Estancia, Ravenswood, Ruffino, Jackson-Triggs, Inniskillin, Kim Crawford, Corona Extra, Black Velvet Canadian Whisky and SVEDKA Vodka.
Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B) is a S&P 500 Index and Fortune 1000® company with more than 100 brands in our portfolio, sales in about 100 countries and operations in approximately 30 facilities. The company believes that industry leadership involves a commitment to our brands, to the trade, to the land, to investors and to different people around the world who turn to our products when celebrating big moments or enjoying quiet ones. We express this commitment through our vision: to elevate life with every glass raised. To learn more about Constellation, visit the company's website at www.cbrands.com.
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