August 22, 2022 by Wine Industry Advisor
VICTOR, N.Y., Aug. 22, 2022 – Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a leading beverage alcohol company, announced today the appointment of Ed Matovcik as Vice President, Public Affairs. In this role, Matovcik will be responsible for managing federal and state trade issues important to Constellation’s business and stakeholders.
“Ed’s extensive industry experience and perspective will help advance our public affairs initiatives across the total beverage alcohol industry, and specifically with our Wine & Spirits stakeholders, with a focus on legislation important to our consumers,” said Matt Stanton, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs at Constellation Brands. “We are thrilled to welcome Ed to our Constellation team.”
Matovcik joins Constellation with more than 30 years of industry experience and an extensive background in public affairs, business strategy, and government relations. He most recently led Intervine, an international wine management company, as its Chief Executive Officer, helping create one of the world’s largest suppliers of wine to the airline industry. Additionally, Matovcik brings experience in corporate communications after leading Treasury Wine Estates and Beringer Vineyards’ external affairs team. Highly regarded in the wine industry, he has served on boards of the California Wine Institute, Napa Valley Vintners, and the Napa Valley Community Foundation.
Matovcik earned his MBA from Columbia University and Bachelor of Science degrees in Journalism and Political Science from Boston University.
“I am thrilled to join the talented team at Constellation Brands,” said Matovcik.“I look forward to working together to strengthen our public affairs relationships and initiatives as we continue to build an innovative company with distinctive brands and products.”