We are pleased to announce that Tony Kalich joins Infinium Spirits as Senior Vice President, Sales, Infinium USA, effective June 1st. Tony will report to Dan Walker, President of Infinium Spirits and be based at the San Diego office.
Tony is a strategic and highly accomplished sales and distribution executive from the wine & spirits industry. He comes to Infinium from Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits (DFWS) where he has worked for the past ten years in roles of increasing responsibility. Most recently, Tony was the Senior Vice President, Distributor Relations and Sales Capabilities for DFWS where he developed and deployed commercial capability programs for the company as well as route to market and channel strategy. During Tony’s time at DFWS he also worked as SVP Customer & Sales Development, SVP Sales of the company’s biggest US zone, Interim President of Spirits, and Vice President of Distributor Relations. Prior to DFWS Tony worked at Diageo in positions of increasing responsibility including VP Sales of National Accounts On-Premise, VP/GM West Division for Guinness, and many regional and local sales positions. Tony’s in-depth experience in our industry has fostered strong sales, commercial, and financial acumen, strong relationships, and exceptional leadership capability that make him very well suited to lead Infinium’s sales team moving forward.
In his new position at Infinium Spirits, Tony will lead the US sales organization and work collaboratively with the Infinium leadership team to realize our purpose and achieve their vision and mission. Tony will optimize structure, capabilities, relationships, and ways of working to drive sustainable long-term growth for all of Infinium’s brands and the “Infinium Spirits” brand.