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Constellation Brands' Canadian Business President Eric Morham To Retire

Constellation Brands Inc. (STZ, STZ.B) announced that Eric Morham, president of the company's Canadian business, will retire effective May 31, 2013 after 40 years in the beverage alcohol industry.

Succeeding Morham is Ben Dollard, currently SVP, International. His appointment is effective March 1, 2013.

Dollard joined Constellation Brands in 2001 and has extensive brand building, sales, marketing and production experience, including being involved in U.S. exports into Canada. Most recently, Dollard has focused on establishing and executing CBI's emerging markets strategy. Dollard will be based in Mississauga, Ontario.

Constellation Brands said it has appointed Philip Kingston, to replace Dollard as SVP of Constellation's international business, effective March 1, 2013. Kingston currently leads the Asian business in Hong Kong. He joined Constellation Brands in 1996 and has held a number of positions including chief financial officer of Pacific Wine Partners, SVP Constellation Spirits and SVP Sales and Marketing for the company's New Zealand business. He will be based in San Francisco.

by RTTNews Staff Writer

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