RALEIGH, NC, August 17, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Mims Distributing Company (http://www.mimsdistributing.com), a beer distributor that services a nine-county area in and around the Triangle, has announced that Jim Bostic has been promoted to vice president of sales, off-premise. In this position, Bostic will be responsible for supervising five area sales managers and five area delivery managers, who in turn will respectively supervise a total of 32 sales representatives and 17 delivery people. He will oversee all of the company's sales to supermarkets, convenience stores and drug stores. Previously he served as the delivery manager, where he was in charge of all the routes for Mims Distributing's delivery trucks. ---
Bostic joined Mims Distributing in 1992. Prior to joining Mims Distributing, he served for four years in the U.S. Air Force.
"We are delighted that Jim has taken on this tremendous responsibility. His proven leadership skills will help drive our off-premise team to achieve the highest level of brewer and retailer satisfaction," said Chip Mims, CEO.
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Established in 1964 and based in Raleigh, N.C., Mims Distributing Company provides domestic, import and craft beer brands to licensed retailers in nine central N.C. counties - Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Orange, Person, Vance, Wake and Warren. It is the area's distributor for all Miller brands, including Miller Lite, Miller High Life and Icehouse. Mims' imports include Newcastle Brown Ale, Dos Equis, Red Stripe, Palm, Rodenbach, and Sapporo. It handles craftbrews such as Yuengling, Sam Adams, Sierra Nevada, Lagunitas, Magic Hat, Anchor and Narragansett. Mims also carries cider from Crispin and non-alcoholic Arizona Tea. In 2007, Mims received the prestigious High Life Achievement Award from Miller, which recognized its top distributors in the nation. That same year, Mims also won the Newbie of the Year Award from Magic Hat as its best new distributor. In 2009, Mims was awarded Magic Hat's Pouring Partner of the Year Award as its top distributor in the country. Active in the local community, Mims supports efforts such as the Walk for Hope, and the Frankie Lemmon School. For more information, visit http://www.mimsdistributing.com.
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