GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Diageo Beer Company, the global leader in beverage alcohol behind Guinness and Smirnoff Ice, recently named Henry A. Fox Sales its Distributor of the Year for 2018 at its 15th annual Golden Bar Awards, Sept. 18 in Baltimore, Md.
“We’re proud to play a role in the continued success of legendary brands like Guinness and Smirnoff Ice, distributing their beers throughout West Michigan,” said Amber Goodell, Vice President of Sales at Henry A. Fox Sales. “From our sales and marketing team to our warehouse and delivery staff, I’m proud of our entire team for its determination, hustle and commitment to excellence. We’re honored to be named Diageo Beer Company’s Distributor of the Year.”
Last month, Guinness opened its first U.S. brewery in more than 60 years just outside of Baltimore, Md. The new brewery is the home of Guinness Blonde, along with new Guinness beers created for the U.S. market. These include unique and experimental beer styles beyond its iconic Guinness Draught Stout and Guinness Extra Stout, both of which will continue to be brewed in Dublin.
The Golden Bar Awards celebrate distributors for their excellence in sales and marketing and the important role they play in their communities.
Henry A. Fox Sales is a family owned beer and wine distributor located in Grand Rapids, which distributes beer, cider and wine throughout West Michigan and the entire state. This first in class distributor is committed and focused on being the distributor of choice for their customers, suppliers and employees.