St. Paul, Minn. – January 17, 2022 – Johnson Brothers has announced an executive leadership appointment and changes to the current executive team to reflect their growth and further position the company for continued success.
Effective March 1, George Marsden, currently Vice President of Sales, Northern Area for the E&J Gallo Winery, will be joining Johnson Brothers as Chief Commercial Officer. In this new position, George will oversee the entire commercial organization for Johnson Brothers including the sales, national accounts, sales strategy, category development and e-commerce teams. George will sit on the Johnson Brothers Executive Team and report directly to Mark Hubler and the Johnson family.
“We are looking forward to having George join our team and know that he will bring strong leadership, tremendous industry experience and a commitment to driving outstanding performance and building a great company culture,” said, Michael Johnson.
With George’s appointment, Doug McIntosh, currently Executive Vice President & Chief Sales Officer, will be moving into a new executive leadership and advisory role supporting several key initiatives across Johnson Brothers. Doug will work alongside George this spring to ensure a smooth and successful transition.
Along with these changes, Mark Hubler’s role will be expanded to President & Chief Executive Officer, continuing to report directly to co-owners Michael and Todd Johnson. With this expansion of his role, Mark will focus on strategic initiatives, business development and growing supplier relationships – all aimed at positioning Johnson Brothers for future growth.
Finally, with George joining as Chief Commercial Officer, Victoria Snyder, currently Executive Vice President of Operations & Chief Strategy Officer, will expand her role to Chief Operating Officer & Chief Strategy Officer, continuing to report to Mark Hubler.
“The expansion of both Mark and Victoria’s roles is recognition of the tremendous impact they’ve made on our business over the last several years including driving improved operational performance and significant growth. All these changes to our executive team will be instrumental in shaping our future and positioning us for continued growth,” said Todd Johnson.
About Johnson Brothers:
Johnson Brothers is a family-owned wine, spirits, and beer distributor with headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota. The company has been providing world class service to customers throughout the United States since 1953 and now operates in 21 states. To learn about their story, services, and locations, please visit www.johnsonbrothers.com.