St. Paul, MN – May 23, 2019 – Vanessa Rigler has been named General Manager of Johnson Brothers of Indiana.
Johnson Brothers of Indiana President, Jim Howard, will retire on July 1, 2019 following a distinguished 34-year career in the wine and spirits industry. With Howard’s retirement, Rigler, will be promoted and lead the Johnson Brother’s organization in Indiana. Rigler is a 17-year industry veteran who has held key leadership roles in both on and off-premise throughout the Midwest and East Coast and currently serves as Retail Director of Johnson Brothers of Indiana.
Michael Johnson, CEO of Johnson Brothers, added, “We thank Jim for his dedication and will miss his passion, expertise and leadership in the growth of our Indiana business over the past 30+ years. Meanwhile, we are thrilled to promote Vanessa into this significant leadership role. We are excited about our future in Indiana. The quality of our team and our statewide coverage puts us in a great position for future growth.”