Covid-19 forced B2B companies to suspend the face to face marketing and sales models. What are the digital alternatives to the traditional models, and are organizations ready to leverage them successfully? What should change in marketing and sales strategies, processes, channels, people, and tools to pave the path to purchase with digital experiences?
John Wittig, Chief Commercial Officer, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits
John Wittig is the Chief Commercial Officer, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits. Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is the world’s pre-eminent distributor of beverage alcohol, and proud to be a multi-generational, family-owned com... More View all posts
John Wittig is the Chief Commercial Officer, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits. Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is the world’s pre-eminent distributor of beverage alcohol, and proud to be a multi-generational, family-owned company. As Chief Commercial Officer, Wittig leads the Company’s geographic regions to drive internal Commercial capabilities and route-to-market excellence. Prior to this role, Wittig served as Chief Transformation Officer, in which he led Southern Glazer’s Transformation team since mid-2018. Wittig has a long history of leadership with the Company, including serving as Southern Glazer’s President of East Region, and Executive Vice President, General Manager of Florida. In 2014, Wittig was appointed Executive Vice President, General Manager of Southern Wine & Spirits (Southern) of Florida, and prior to that, in 2011, Wittig was named Executive Vice President, General Manager of Southern’s South Florida division. Wittig also served as the Executive Vice President, General Manager of Southern’s Nevada division, managing the day-to-day operations of the Nevada division for four years. Before joining Southern Glazers Wine & Spirits, Wittig held various sales management positions in his 33 years in the beverage alcohol industry, including 16 years spent at Seagram America’s. There, he worked in the company’s corporate management program, which required various cross-functional roles and a period in their global management program. Wittig is also very active in several charitable and community activities, much of which is driven by his work with the VolunCheers organization at Southern Glazer’s. In addition, he has played a key role in mentoring and coaching candidates in the Southern Glazer’s Emerging Leaders program since its inception. Wittig earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Pfeiffer University, Charlotte, North Carolina. In his time away from work, he enjoys spending time with his family, three German Shepherds, and an occasional round of golf. Less View all posts
Ann Dozier, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits
Mrs. Dozier currently serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer for Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits, LLC. (SGWS); the world's pre-eminent distributor of beverage alcohol and a multi-generational, family-owned company wit... More View all posts
Mrs. Dozier currently serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer for Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits, LLC. (SGWS); the world's pre-eminent distributor of beverage alcohol and a multi-generational, family-owned company with operations in 44 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and Canada. During her seven and a half years at SGWS, Ann has focused on transforming IT to meet the changing needs of the business by creating a balanced focus on operational effectiveness and digital strategies while also supporting the growth of the company through mergers, acquisitions, and supplier partnerships. Prior experience over her 30-year career includes a breadth of global transformational roles spanning commercial, supply chain, eCommerce, and IT at The Coca-Cola Company, Inc., Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc., Dean Foods, and Colgate Palmolive. She started her career in high tech with EDS and IBM. Mrs. Dozier currently serves on the Board of Directors of Golden Entertainment, a publicly traded casino, tavern, and distributed gaming business. She serves on several community boards and national councils including the Advisory Board of the University of Miami Business School's Management Science and Business Analytics program, Advisory Board of Kearney's Women@Digital, the Consumer Goods Technology League of Leaders, the Wall Street Journal CIO Council, and the Gartner Research Board. She is also a former Board Member for iControl Holdings, LLC., a privately held technology company focused on delivering services and solutions that automate the retail value chain for Direct Store Delivery. In addition to leading the IT team, Ann has a passion for advancing at risk teens and women in the community and industry through organizations including IT Women, Women of Tomorrow, Women of the Vine & Spirits, and Network of Executive Women. Mrs. Dozier graduated in 1988 from the University of Georgia with a B.S. in Economics; and in October 2017 attended the Harvard Business School's Executive Management Program. Less View all posts