WES Brands Names Shawn Thurman CEO

WES Brands, the company launched after the $610 million sale to Diageo of Aviation American Gin, named Shawn Thurman as Chief Executive Officer, as well as a slate of significant executive hires:

  • Sean Penn to president/coo
  • Kyle Stein as President
  • Lauren Ryan-Kiyak as Senior VP-Marketing, and
  • Chris Jebbia as Senior Vice President of Financ