Harpoon Brewery Promotes Storey to President
By Staff - October 29, 2014
Charlie Storey of Harpoon Brewery
BOSTON-The Harpoon Brewery is pleased to announce the promotion of Charlie Storey to President.
Since joining Harpoon in 1996 Storey has served as Senior Vice President of Marketing.
In his new role as President, Storey will oversee the Marketing function, Harpoon's retail and festival enterprises, and have general management responsibilities for the Harpoon Distributing Company.
will also assist Harpoon co-founder and CEO Dan Kenary with company strategy and business development.
"I believe Harpoon
, and the craft beer segment in general, has tremendous opportunity for growth and will continue to be a driver in how US consumers perceive beer.
That's fun and rewarding," says Storey
"I am especially excited to be in a leadership position at an employee-owned company.
It is impressive what can happen when everyone works together towards a shared goal."
This past August 48% of Harpoon's
shares were transferred to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).
, who became friends with Kenary when both were undergraduates at Harvard College
, helped oversee the brewery's transition to employee ownership.
has worn many hats over his 19 years at the brewery and has always done so with skill, commitment, and passion," says Kenary.