PRESS RELEASE: Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits becomes the Exclusive Sponsor of the University of Miami Business School’s Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series

January 16, 2019

Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (Southern Glazer’s), based in Miami, Florida has agreed to a one year Exclusive Sponsorship agreement with the University of Miami Business School. The agreement is effective as of January 1st and covers the 2019-2020 Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series at a value of $100,000.

“The Lecture Series attracts some of the most respected business leaders from around the country,” said Wayne Chaplin, Chief Executive Officer, Southern Glazer’s. “Exposure to executives of this caliber is extremely valuable for a well-rounded education, not just for students, but also for people already in the workforce who can learn from those experiences. We see the exposure to these leaders as adding value to the community, as well as to our own leadership based here in Miami.”

Chaplin is a double alumnus graduating from both the Business School and Law School. He also serves on the University’s Board of Trustees.

Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is the world’s pre-eminent distributor of beverage alcohol, and proud to be a multi-generational, family-owned company. The Company has operations in 44 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, Canada, and the Caribbean, and employs more than 20,000 team members. Southern Glazer’s urges all retail customers and adult consumers to market, sell, serve, and enjoy its products responsibly. For more information visit Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @sgwinespirits and on Facebook at

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