HOUSTON (October 15, 2012) – Beverage industry international supply chain leader Satellite Logistics Group (SLG) has appointed Timothy Cognata to the position of Director, Business Development.
In his new role with Satellite Logistics Group, Cognata will work with current customers and explore new opportunities on the East Coast presented by the creation of the company’s innovative service lines:
Kegspediter® – reverse logistics system ensuring the fast and efficient return of empty kegs
EcoBev® – turnkey, sustainable solution for unsalable beverage product disposal
LogiTrax® – full portfolio of freight management logistics services
“I am excited to join the Satellite Logistics Group team and look forward to expanding our business on the East Coast,” said Cognata. “My previous experience in the brewing industry is a great fit for Satellite Logistics Group and has prepared me to make the most impact for the company’s current and future customer base.”
Prior to his tenure with the Craft Brewers Alliance, Cognata worked in area pre-sales for Western Distributing Company. Cognata brings Satellite Logistics Group over 21 years of sales experience in the beer industry. Most recently he was with the Craft Brewers Alliance, brewers of Redhook, Widmer and Kona beers where for 17 years he held various positions within the organization as a state sales manager, regional sales manager for the Mid-Atlantic region, Southern division sales director and most recently key account manager/national account manager. Prior to his tenure with the Craft Brewers Alliance, Cognata worked in area pre-sales for Western Distributing Company.
About Satellite Logistics Group
Satellite Logistics Group (SLG) specializes in supply chain management for the beverage industry. We deliver innovative and efficient supply chain solutions to help our customers manage their businesses more strategically and accommodate changing needs. Our core services include Kegspediter® keg management, LogiTrax® transportation management and EcoBev® beverage disposal. For more information, visit www.slg.com.