Industry Veteran, Rob Foss, Joins LibDib: Leading Young's Market Company Executive Named Vice President of Revenue for the Growing Start-up Wholesale Alcohol Distributor
San Jose, CA, May 18, 2020 -- LibDibTM, the web-based wholesale alcohol distributor, today announced that wine and spirits industry veteran, Rob Foss, has joined the company as the new Vice President of Revenue. Foss joins LibDib after twenty-two years of experience at Young’s Market Company, where he most recently served as the Vice President of Digital Commerce.
“Rob’s direct experience in digital commerce, IT, business development and sales, makes him the perfect person to lead our digital evolution of wholesale alcohol,” said Josh Zeller, COO of LibDib. “He’s a results-driven sales executive with proven leadership and will take our company to the next level.”
“LibDib is the future of our industry and I’m thrilled to join this dynamic team,” said Foss. “Our industry is changing and there’s incredible opportunity for brands who understand how to leverage new technology like LibDib. I look forward to helping suppliers grow their brands in a new way.”
Foss’ role at LibDib is a natural career progression for the sales leader. His experience spans thirty years in the wine and spirits industry. While serving as Vice President of Digital Commerce at Young’s Market Company, Foss directed company-wide design and development, and launched their B2B eCommerce sales platform which generated $2M in eCommerce sales in the first year. He also provided customers with access to account information, dramatically reducing the number of phone inquiries. Prior to that, Foss served as Vice President of IT Business Development at Young’s where he bridged sales and IT, and led the design and development of an enterprise master data management system. Prior to those roles, Foss served as Vice President of Sales National Accounts On-Premise and other sales roles within the company. Early in his career Foss worked in sales for Delicato Family Vineyards and Diageo.
LibDib, LLC, is a licensed wholesale distributor of alcoholic beverages enabled through a proprietary desktop and mobile friendly web platform. LibDib is available to any Maker and using LibDib, Restaurants, Bars & Retailers legally and efficiently purchase wines and spirits. The company was founded in 2016, launched in March 2017, and is based in San Jose, California with 24 employees, LibDib can be found online at LibDib.com as well as on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn.