LOUISVILLE (April 23, 2014)…Michael (Mike) J. Niehaus has been appointed sales representative at Saxco International, LLC, it was announced here today by Larry Coomes, director of Midwest sales for Saxco International.
Niehaus, who has more than 26 years of distilled spirits industry experience in national account management, operations and procurements, will be responsible for managing key distilled spirits accounts in North America and also will focus on the growing craft spirits and beer industries. In addition, he will handle day-to-day sales functions and the development of new accounts in the Midwestern United States.
“I’m excited to be part of a dynamic and growing business and sales team,” Niehaus states. “Saxco has long been an industry leader in the premium packaging industry and I look forward to becoming an integral part of their sales organization. The company’s strong brand identification and market leadership provides a great opportunity for growth through new products and innovations within the expanding U.S. marketplace.”
Prior to joining Saxco International, Niehaus was employed as national account manager of distilled spirits for Amcor Rigid Plastics. Before that, he was a member of the Jim Beam organization serving in packaging procurement operations, production planning, operations, bottling and package project management.
He additionally worked for Sazerac in various management capacities, including the barrel warehouse department, bottling small batch bourbon, processing and procurement packaging. His job responsibilities at Sazerac embraced glass and PET bottles, closures, labels, cartons, barrels, grain and bulk liquid. He and his wife, Nicole, have five children and reside in Cincinnati, OH.
Saxco International LLC, “Your choice for premium packaging solutions,” has more than 30 years of industry experience, providing a broad range of packaging products and services to the liquor, wine, beer and food industries. In addition to supplying packaging enhancement products, the company’s services include expert consultation from design to development. Saxco is headquartered in suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with offices in Mountainside, New Jersey, Cincinnati, Ohio, Louisville, Kentucky, Oakland, Fairfield and Napa, California, Vancouver, Washington, Tampa, Florida, Hook Hampshire, England, and Qingdao, China. For additional information call 215-443-8100, fax 215-443-8370 or on the web at www.saxco.com.