Opici Completes Acquisition of Pacific Highway, Names New Leadership Team

Opici Wines & Spirits completed the acquisition of Pacific Highway Wines and introduced an expanded leadership team composed of executives from both Opici and Pacific Highway.

Don Opici will be CEO. He joined the family business in 2005 after graduating from Columbia Business School.

Mark Giordano moves to the role of President. He spent more than a decade growing the Pacific Highway Wines business.

Stefano Francini takes on the newly created role of Vice President, Sales Strategy and is responsible for the architecture of Opici Wines & Spirits sales planning. Jerry LaVecchia moves over from Pacific Highway Wines and is promoted to Vice President, Sales – National Wholesale. The third sales executive, also from Pacific Highway Wines, is Rachel Roberts, VP-National Accounts.

John Mihm joins as Vice President, Operations, from Pacific Highway Wines. Finally, Angela Slade is named vp-communications, a new division in Opici..

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