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Sunshine Wine Distribution Appoints Industry Veteran Michael Dennehy as its General Sales Manager for NY and NJ Divisions

Posted on July 03, 2019

New York, N.Y.—As part of their aggressive Metro New York corporate vision, Sunshine Wine Distribution, LLC has appointed Michael Dennehy as General Sales Manager effective July 1, 2019. His primary focus will be to expand the current team structure, account base and portfolio offerings as well as manage the day-to-day market operations. Mr. Dennehy brings more than 20 years of senior level distribution management experience. His background includes positions most recently as Sales Director of BIBA International, LLC; Northeast Regional Manager for Russian Diamond Vodka; President of Catch 21 Consulting, LLC representing brands such as Don Q Rums, Double Cross Vodka and Luksusowa Vodka to name a few. Previously he served as National Director for Daucourt Martin Imports, marketer of X-Rated Fusion after starting his career at Maker’s Mark Bourbon.

“I am extremely honored and humbled to be joining a company that has an emerging portfolio of brands at the forefront of the organic wine category with a “people-first” focus. The trust that Paul Clear & Jesus Fernandez have placed in me to guide this operation forward is special to me. I wish to acknowledge Emma Otero for the fantastic work she has done in launching and building a solid base in Metro New York & New Jersey in short order as she moves into a National Sales Role for sister company Terroir Wine Group.

“We are thrilled to have added Michael Dennehy as he is a uniquely qualified and talented professional joining our emerging brand-first company. Building the Sunshine Wine Distribution brand in Metro New York & New Jersey remains our priority and we know that adding a first-class manager such as Michael, moves us that much further in advancing that mission”, says Paul Clear, Co-Founder of Sunshine Wine Distribution, LLC.

About Sunshine Wine Distribution, LLC:

Founded in 2016 by partners Jesus Fernandez and Paul Clear, Sunshine Wine Distribution’s vision is to be a leader in organic and biodynamic wines from artisan producers around the world and offer a variety and value as well as wines that are profitable from select suppliers. Its core brands include the Lobetia line, Pablo Claro, La Copla and Boyal as well as offerings from France, Italy, California and Oregon and soon Greece and South Africa. Please visit us www.sunwinedist.com and +18669SUNWINE as well as www.sevenfifty.com/sunwinedist.

Region: New York
Job Function: Sales/Marketing

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