PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Perfect Brands Capital Partners, Inc. (PBCP) continues their trend of global growth with the addition of Robert Cullins, spirit industry expert and Senior Advisor with ANGO World Holdings, Inc. (AWHI). Cullins joins the PBCP senior leadership team as Global Spirits Director and will assist with leading the strategic growth of the award-winning Perfect Vodka® and social engagement app, Airtab®.
Cullins, former CEO of Stoli Group, under the terms of the agreement with ANGO, will focus on global distribution and sales channels expansion for both the Perfect Vodka and Airtab brands. He brings more than three decades of international experience in the beverage alcohol industry, having spent the most recent five years as the CEO of Stoli Group, responsible for global performance and strategy. Cullins will also work closely with PBCP CEO Dennis Cunningham to identify industry partners and consumer distribution channels.
"As we continue to grow and expand our global reach, it is important we have strategic advisors in place," said Cunningham. "The addition of Rob demonstrates PBCP's strength in the spirits market. Rob has an unbeatable track-record and we are excited to accelerate our growth around the world."
Prior to joining Stoli Group, Cullins was the President & CEO of Heritage Brands in the United States. Before that role, he was based in Tokyo as the President of North Asia for Maxxium Worldwide, the international distribution joint venture between Remy Cointreau, Beam Global Spirits & Wine, V&S Absolut Spirits and The Edrington Group. Other past roles include Executive VP/Managing Director for Shaw Ross International Importers, the import division of Southern Wine & Spirits of America.
Cullins served in the United States Marine Corps and graduated from New Mexico State University with a BA in Economics. He studied in Harvard Business School Center, Ashridge Financial College in London and INSEAD in France. Cullins resides in Southeast, FL.
"Perfect Vodka and Airtab are two stellar brands on the verge of major growth," said Cullins. "I've been monitoring the growth and I am very excited to assist through expansion and introductions into new markets around the world. Both brands have very exciting futures ahead."
PBCP is known for expanding its brand awareness through pioneering partnerships, including the 19,000 seat Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, FL., a Live Nation venue. Integrated in to the Live Nation family in 2015, Perfect Vodka significantly expanded their reach with the Amphitheatre and introduced the venue's thousands of guests to the smooth taste of Perfect Vodka. Currently the only spirits-named amphitheatre in the United States, the open-air music venue attracts the world's top performers and contributes to over 50 million social media impressions for the Perfect Vodka brand.
"With Rob's leadership, we are poised for even more expansive growth on the global stage in 2017 and beyond," said Cunningham. "We are excited and we are ready!"
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