Constellation Brands Announces Appointment of Joseph Suarez as New Head of Investor Relations


Patty Yahn-Urlaub, current Head of Investor Relations, will retire on July 22, 2022

VICTOR, NY, June 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, today announced that Joseph Suarez will assume leadership of the company’s investor relations function effective July 1, 2022. Suarez will serve as a member of the company’s board of directors. corporate communications and finance leadership teams and will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the development and execution of Constellation’s investor relations strategy. Patty Yahn-Urlaub, who served as Constellation’s Head of Investor Relations for the past 15 years, will retire on July 22, 2022 and will work closely with Suarez over the coming weeks to ensure a seamless transition. responsabilities.

“On behalf of our entire Constellation Brands family and everyone who has had the pleasure of working with her, I would like to thank Patty for her contributions to our business and our investment community over the years, and wish her best in his retirement,” said Mike McGrew, Executive Vice President and Chief Communications, CSR and Diversity Officer at Constellation Brands. “We look forward to the continued success of our investor relations function under Joseph’s leadership. Joseph brings to this role a full set of leadership experiences in business operations, governance, finance and investor relations. His strategic focus and understanding of capital markets will serve both our company and our investors in the years to come.”

Suarez joined Constellation Brands in November 2021 as Vice President, Investor Relations. Prior to joining Constellation, he served as Managing Director of Strategy at Teneo, a global CEO advisory firm. Prior to joining Teneo, Suarez held various commercial, governance, finance and investor relations positions at BHP and Rio Tinto, two major global resource companies.

“I am grateful to have the opportunity to lead Constellation’s investor relations function and continue to leverage the cutting-edge momentum of our company,” Suarez said. “Our business has a tremendous track to continue to succeed and our investor relations function has a solid foundation thanks to Patty’s leadership over the years. Our team looks forward to continuing to raise the bar in the years to come. »

At Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), our mission is to create brands people love because we believe that sharing a toast, unwinding after a day, celebrating milestones and helping people connect are worth achieving. It’s worth the dedication, hard work and bold calculated risks we take to deliver more to our consumers, business partners, shareholders and the communities in which we live and work. It’s what has made us one of the fastest growing major CPG companies in the United States in the retail industry, and it drives our pursuit of the next step.

Today we are one of the leading international producers and distributors of beer, wine and spirits with operations in the United States, Mexico, New Zealand and Italy. Every day people search for our iconic premium imported beer brands such as Corona Extra, Corona Light, Corona Premier, Modelo Especial, Modelo Negra and Pacifico, our fine wine and craft spirits brands including The Prisoner Wine Company, Robert Mondavi Winery, Casa Noble Tequila and High West Whiskey, as well as our premium wine brands such as Meiomi and Kim Crawford. But we won’t stop there. Our visionary leadership team and passionate employees, from the keg room to the boardroom, reach to the next level, to explore the boundaries of the beverage alcohol industry and beyond. Join us to find out what’s worth reaching for.

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