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Constellation Promotes Jay Wright to President of North American Wine Business


Date: 12/01/09

Constellation Brands, Inc., the world's leading wine company, announced that Jay Wright has been promoted to president of Constellation Wines North America (CWNA). The CWNA organization includes Constellation Wines U.S. (CWUS) and Vincor Canada.

A native of Montreal, Wright was named executive vice president and chief commercial officer of CWUS in March, 2009. Prior to the post, he served as president of Vincor Canada for seven years. A graduate of Queen's University in Canada, Wright held management positions at Molson, Nabisco, and Procter & Gamble in Canada and at Borden Foods Corporation in the U.S. In his current role, Wright reports to Rob Sands, president and CEO of Constellation Brands, Inc. and will continue to do so in his new role.

Constellation Brands is the world's leading wine company that achieves success through an unmatched knowledge of wine consumers paired with storied brands that suit varied lives and tastes. With a broad portfolio of widely admired premium products across the wine, beer and spirits categories, Constellation's brand portfolio includes Robert Mondavi, Hardys, Clos du Bois, Blackstone, Arbor Mist, Estancia, Ravenswood, Jackson-Triggs, Kim Crawford, Corona Extra, Black Velvet Canadian Whisky and SVEDKA Vodka.

Region: North America
Job Function: President/Owner/GM

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