September 11-15, 2017

Wirtz Appoints New CFO

Wirtz Beverage Illinois announced today the appointment of James English to Chief Financial Officer, effective Sept. 1.  English fills the position which was previously held by Nadine Heidrich who recently assumed the role of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wirtz Corporation, the distributor’s parent company.

“Wirtz Beverage Illinois has aggressive goals for growth and success. The right leaders are integral to delivering results,” said Julian Burzynski, Senior Vice President, Wirtz Beverage Illinois. “James will be a key contributor to our leadership team and is well-suited for the role given his extensive financial and management background as well as his reputation as a thought leader.”

English joins Wirtz Beverage Illinois with 20 years financial and management experience. In addition to overseeing the day-to-day functions of the company’s finance department, he will be responsible for leading process improvement strategies to support Wirtz Beverage Illinois’ sustained growth goals.

Previously, English served as Vice President of Finance for RR Donnelley where he was esteemed not only for his ability to manage complex financial functions but also for his strategic approach. D

“Throughout his career, James has proven himself as a valuable team member,” said Burzynski. “We are confident he will prove the same value for our team and our partners across the industry.”

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