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Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits (Southern Glazer’s) announced its appointment of Christina Reed to the role of Vice President & General Manager of Alaska.
The award recognizes the retailer’s marketing creativity and success during the fourth-annual “Alaska Grown $5 Challenge” campaign.
The companies join an outpouring of community support for the village from across the state, working to provide clean drinking water until a permanent solution is found.
Formerly known as Western Peterbilt and now operating as Peterbilt of Alaska, the assets include branch locations in Anchorage and Fairbanks, equipment, and approximately forty employees.
“COVID turned the world upside down and retail was hit hard. At the beginning of the shutdown this spring, we were in daily communication with our retailers,” says Howard Hales, Lynden International domestic services manager in Seattle.
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The Corporate 100
Alaska Business has been celebrating the corporations that have a significant impact on Alaska’s economy since 1993. At the time, the corporations weren’t ranked as the list didn’t have specific ranking criteria. Instead, the Alaska Business editorial team held long, detailed, and occasionally passionate discussions about which organizations around the state were providing jobs, owned or leased property, used local vendors, demonstrated a high level of community engagement, and in general enriched Alaska.