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Republic National Distributing Company Names Corporate Operations Leaders


Grand Prairie, Texas, February 27, 2020 — Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC), a world-class distributor of fine wines and spirits in North America, announces the next level of leadership appointments for the integrated RNDC/Young’s Market Company Corporate Operations Team, led by Steve Feldman, Corporate Executive VP, Operations.

Feldman joined Republic National Distributing Company as a Management Trainee. He has more than 35 years of industry experience in all areas of Operations, including distribution, warehousing, logistics, transportation, office administration, supply chain management, and facility planning. Moving forward, Feldman will continue to be responsible for these functions across RNDC and Young’s Market Company.

Leading the Warehousing and Transportation services at the corporate level is John Friel, VP Warehousing and Transportation. Friel has been with RNDC for more than 19 years, beginning his career with the company as the Distribution Manager in northern Virginia. Friel will continue to work with all markets to provide leadership and oversight of all warehouse, distribution, and transportation functions.

Leading and providing oversight of daily operations is Guy Griffith, VP Operations. Griffith joined RNDC in 1993 as a Management Trainee and has held several Operations Management positions. Griffith will support daily operations including financial review and analysis, office administration, customs and supply chain, safety, and other processes.

Stef Kirshenbaum, VP Facility Planning, who has almost 40 years of experience, will continue to provide support and oversight for facility and systems design and operations.

Scott Senatore has been appointed Director, Customer Experience, and will oversee all Customer Service and Trade Accounts Receivable activities, ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction for California, Arizona, Washington, and Oregon. Senatore has many years of experience managing complex call center operations, and has been with Young’s Market Company for more than two years.

Ryan Wisotzkey will assume the role of Director, Inventory Management. Wisotzkey has been with RNDC for just over a year, joining the company after eight years with Under Armor. He will be responsible for improving the organization’s inventory management effectiveness, days on hand performance, and overall profitability through strong collaboration with suppliers and RNDC leaders.

The Corporate Operations team continues to report to RNDC COO Bob Hendrickson.

About Republic National Distributing Company

RNDC, a world-class distributor of fine wines and spirits in North America, has operations in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. Young’s Market Company, a partner of RNDC, distributes wines, spirits, and select beverages in the western United States including Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Visit www.RNDC-USA.com or www.youngsmarket.com.

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