September 11-15, 2017

SakeOne Appoints Western National Sales Manager

SakéOne, an Oregon craft saké producer and fine saké importer, has announced the appointment of Brian Lynch to the position of Western National Sales Manager. Lynch will be responsible for leading the sales effort for the company’s saké portfolio in the western half of the U.S. market.

Lynch has more than 27 years of beverage market experience including most recently nine years in regional and national sales management positions at Wilson Daniels, Ltd. Prior to Wilson Daniels, Lynch managed the Central U.S. sales division for Caravelle Wine Selections. Lynch has also held sales positions with Marquis Selections, Federated Distributors, and Illinois Wholesale Liquors.

“SakéOne’s continued steady growth in the fine saké category necessitated additional sales leadership and Brian brings a proven set of beverage sales management skills to our team,” says Steve Vuylsteke, SakéOne President and CEO. 

“I am proud and excited to join SakéOne and assist the current team in increasing placements, volume and awareness of this rapidly growing and exciting segment of the beverage alcohol business,” notes Lynch.

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