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G.K. Skaggs Appoints Dru Walker as Western Regional Sales Manager


Date: 05/16/12

G.K. Skaggs Inc. is eager to welcome Dru Walker as its' Western Regional Sales Manager for the company. Mrs. Walker will be responsible for helping the company achieve its sales volume, revenue and distribution goals by representing G.K. Skaggs, Inc. portfolio of beers and wines to all retail chains, wholesaler and distributor channels. Mrs. Walker will manage the states of; California, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. When asked about his new role Dru commented, "I am very excited to join the team at G.K. Skaggs, Inc. and look forward to building my capabilities in the wine and beer industry".

Dru Walker has 9+ years sales and marketing experience in the spirits industry. Dru's skills and experience include:

Territory Growth
Three-tier Management
Brand Management
Strategic and Tactical Planning
Develop Custom Programs
Budget Accountability
Key Account Relationships

Mrs. Walker also stated, "I am a sales and marketing professional skilled at increasing revenue by executing tactical and strategic plans to exceed sales goals. I am passionate about our beer and wine brands and look forward to contributing in G.K. Skaggs, Inc.'s growing success."

G.K. Skaggs Inc. is a Global Importer with National Distribution. It specializes in the sales, marketing and distribution of Premium and Specialty Imported Beers and Wines across the United States. Founded in 1984, G.K. Skaggs Inc. has become a nationally recognized Importer, top 10 in the US, and is a longstanding member of various Industry Associations, such as; NBWA - National Beer Wholesalers Association, CBBD - California Beer and Beverage Distributors, PLMA - Private Label Manufacturers Association, the IBA - International Beverage Alliance and WSWA - Wine & Spirits Wholesalers Association.

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