FLINT, MICHIGAN -- MillerCoors President Gavin Hattersley recently awarded local Flint beer distributor John P. O’Sullivan Distributing, Inc. with the 2015 "MillerCoors President’s Award" in front of some 2,000 fellow distributors from across the country. This is the second year in a row that O’Sullivan Distributing has won this prestigious award. “We are very proud to receive the MillerCoors President's Award for the second year in a row and we want to recognize the hard-working men and women at our family owned company who give us their all every day to help us achieve this recognition,” said O’Sullivan Vice President Joanie O’Sullivan-Butler. “This is a team award, and we are extremely fortunate to have one of the best teams of employees around! They reflect our commitment to doing the best we can for MillerCoors, our business partners and our community.”
The President’s Award was presented at the annual MillerCoors Distributor Convention held March 22-23 in New Orleans. The President’s Award recognizes sales excellence by rewarding the top performing distributors from across the five MillerCoors sales regions with a special trip for two to Vienna, Austria.
“These distributors should be extremely proud of this well-deserved recognition, as they represent the absolute best in our business,” said Hattersley. “These teams not only understand, but have successfully executed the agenda and goals we have laid forth.”
John P. O’Sullivan Distributing is a distributor of premium beer products, including products by MillerCoors, Pabst Brewing Co., Corona, Samuel Adams, Mike’s Hard Lemonade, Alaskan Brewing Company, Oskar Blues Brewing Company, Griffin Claw Brewing Company and other domestic and import suppliers. The O’Sullivan family has operated a beer distributorship in the Flint area since 1976 when John O’Sullivan and Michael Sullivan purchased the company from Moyer Beverage. Today, the distributorship has over 100 employees, and services approximately 1600 bars, restaurants, grocery stores and liquor stores across seven counties in midMichigan, including Genesee, Lapeer, Shiawassee, Saginaw, Bay, Midland and Gratiot counties.
Through its diverse collection of storied breweries, MillerCoors brings American beer drinkers an unmatched selection of the highest quality beers steeped in centuries of brewing heritage. Miller Brewing Company and Coors Brewing Company offer domestic favorites such as Coors Light, Miller Lite, Miller High Life and Coors Banquet. Tenth and Blake Beer Company, our craft and import division, offers beers such as Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy from sixth-generation Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company and Blue Moon Belgian White from modern craft pioneer Blue Moon Brewing Company. Tenth and Blake also operates Crispin Cidery, an artisanal maker of pear and apple ciders using fresh-pressed American juice. The company imports worldrenowned beers such as Italy’s Peroni Nastro Azzurro, the Czech Republic’s Pilsner Urquell and the Netherlands’ Grolsch. MillerCoors also offers pioneering new brands such as the Redd’s franchise and Smith & Forge Hard Cider. MillerCoors seeks to become America’s best beer company through an uncompromising promise of quality, a keen focus on innovation and a deep commitment to sustainability. MillerCoors is a joint venture of SABMiller plc and Molson Coors Brewing Company. Learn more at MillerCoors.com, at facebook.com/MillerCoors or on Twitter through @MillerCoors.