September11th2012

BARDSTOWN, KY — Rob Hutchins has been named Kentucky/Tennessee Regional Manager for Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc. In his new position, Hutchins will report to Divisional Manager Steve Alexander.

For the past three years, Hutchins served as the company’s North American Whiskey Ambassador. The role supported the company’s extensive American Whiskey portfolio. Prior to joining Heaven Hill, Hutchins spent 14 years in the industry with both the wholesale and supplier tiers.

“Rob has been a valuable member of our team as our first North American Whiskey Ambassador,” said Steve Feller, Vice President — North American Sales. “His experiences in that role over the past three years will serve him well in Kentucky and Tennessee. We are fortunate to have him in this position.”

Originally from Danville, Ky., Hutchins graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Kentucky. He continues to reside in Louisville, Ky. with his family.

Founded in 1934, Bardstown, KY-based Heaven Hill Distilleries, Inc. (www.heavenhill.com) is the nation’s largest independent, family-owned and operated spirits producer and marketer and the world’s second-largest holder of Kentucky Bourbon. Heaven Hill’s diversified portfolio of brands includes Evan Williams Bourbon; Burnett’s Vodkas and Gin; HPNOTIQ and HPNOTIQ Harmonie Liqueurs; Admiral Nelson’s and Blackheart Rums; The Christian Brothers Brandies; PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur; Lunazul Tequila and Rittenhouse Rye Whisky.

Heaven Hill reminds you to “Think Wisely. Drink Wisely.”

CONTACT:
Josh Hafer
Corporate Communications Manager
(502) 413-0219
jhafer@heavenhill.com

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