SEATTLE, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Odom Corporation is pleased to announce that Dick Barkett has been appointed to President and Chief Operating Officer. Barkett has held the position of COO since joining the company in 2001. He has more than 30 years of experience in the consumer goods industry with companies such as The Coca-Cola Company and Haagen-Dazs.
The Odom Corporation is one of the Northwest's leading beverage distributors of domestic, import and craft beers, as well as wines, spirits and soft drinks in Alaska, Washington, Idaho, and Oregon. It represents over 400 beverage suppliers and more than 2,500 national, import and local brands.
"Dick has built an exceptionally effective operating team during his 10 years with our company," said John Odom, Chairman and CEO of the Odom Corporation. "His promotion to President and COO recognizes his leadership and contribution to our success. This appointment also represents our strong commitment to further growth and efficiency."
The Odom Corporation, based in Bellevue, Washington, is a second generation family business founded in 1934, and is equally owned by John, Bill and Jim Odom.
For more information about Odom, please visit www.odomcorp.com .
John P. Odom
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
The Odom Corporation
Telephone: (425) 456-3535
SOURCE The Odom Corporation