Glazer's Canada

Glazer's Canada
Rémy Cointreau

Rémy Cointreau

April 08, 2015 08:06 ET

Glazer's of Canada and Remy Cointreau Announce New Agreement for Canada Agency

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 8, 2015) - Glazer's of Canada and Remy Cointreau announce today that Glazer's Canada has been awarded the countrywide agency rights for the Remy Cointreau portfolio of brands as of June 1st, 2015. The agreement affirms both companies' commitment to build Remy Cointreau's growing portfolio of super-premium spirits, including the iconic Louis XIII, Remy Martin cognacs, St Remy French brandy, Mount Gay rums, Cointreau orange liqueur, Bruichladdich spirits from Islay and Metaxa.

Glazer's President and Chief Executive Officer Sheldon "Shelly" Stein stated, "This is a major milestone for our Canada operation and shows our long term commitment to the country. We look forward to building the Remy Cointreau brands with a team that has been a long term strategic partner for our company. Today's announcement is an endorsement of Glazer's Canada team and our whole business relationship."

Remy Cointreau North American CEO Suriya Parksuwan added: "Glazer's has assembled a team of proven industry veterans who know how to build super-premium brands in Canada. This along with their strong operating standards give us a solid route-to-market to support our brands in Canada. We look forward to the growth of our brands and the Glazers' Canada operation for years to come."

About Glazer's, Inc.

Glazer's, one of USA's largest privately held companies, currently operates in 15 states, Canada and the Caribbean, and is one of the nation's largest distributors of wine, spirits and malt beverage products. The company has operations in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Canada, and the US Virgin Islands. The third-generation family business was founded in Dallas in 1933. For more information, please visit our website at www.glazers.com.

About Remy Cointreau

The Rémy Cointreau Group, whose charentaise origins date back to 1724, is the result of the merger in 1990 of the holding companies of the Hériard Dubreuil and Cointreau families, which controlled E. Rémy Martin & Cie SA and Cointreau & Cie SA respectively. It is also the result of successive alliances between companies operating in the same premium wines and spirits business segment. For more information, please visit our website at www.remy-cointreau.com.

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