Harold McGovern Named General Manager, Johnson Brothers of Rhode Island

Johnson Brothers has announced the appointment of Harold McGovern as General Manager, Johnson Brothers of Rhode Island, effective July 1, 2022. McGovern will be responsible for leading all aspects of Johnson Brothers’ Rhode Island operations.

“Harold brings strong leadership and a great background working across suppliers and distributors in multiple geographies,” said Michael Johnson, Chairman of Johnson Brothers. “We are excited to have him joining Johnson Brothers leading our business and team in Rhode Island.”

McGovern brings over 35 years of experience in the beverage alcohol industry, beginning his career with the E & J Gallo Winery. From there, he spent over 15 years at Diageo before moving on to National Wine & Spirits, then Young’s Market Company, and most recently, Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC) where he led the state of Washington as Executive Vice President.

“I am excited to be joining Johnson Brothers and leading their Rhode Island business,” said McGovern. “I look forward to continuing to develop the team, expand our supplier relationships and grow our business and brands.”

About Johnson Brothers:

Johnson Brothers is a leading distributor of wine, beer and spirits in the United States. As a third-generation family company, Johnson Brothers is driven by the same values established by its founder in 1953: work ethic, passion, innovation, teamwork, excellence, and integrity. Through partnering with the best suppliers in the world, Johnson Brothers delivers outstanding brands and services to customers across 21 states. To learn more about Johnson Brothers and its supplier partners, visit Johnsonbrothers.com, or connect on LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook.