Mark is Constellation’s Talent Planning Manager. In this role, Mark leads Constellation Brands’ Talent Planning Initiative. His responsibilities include establishing strategic University relationships to source top talent, building a top talent pipeline, and establishing Constellation Brands as an employer of choice within the industry.
Constellation Brands (NYSE: STZ and STZ.B), a Fortune 500® company, is a leading international producer and marketer of beer, wine and spirits with operations in the U.S., Mexico, New Zealand, Italy and Canada. Constellation is the No. 3 beer company in the U.S. with high-end, iconic imported brands such as Corona Extra, Corona Light, Modelo Especial, Modelo Negra and Pacifico. The company’s beer portfolio also includes Ballast Point, one of the most awarded craft brewers in the U.S. In addition, Constellation is the world leader in premium wine, selling great brands that people love, including Robert Mondavi, Clos du Bois, Kim Crawford, Meiomi, Mark West, Franciscan Estate, Ruffino and The Prisoner. The company’s premium spirits brands include SVEDKA Vodka, Casa Noble Tequila and High West Whiskey.
Mark joined Constellation Brands in January 2008 as the Manager of Global Learning and Development. He has also held roles as Director, Development and Leadership Strategy where he was responsible for creating and directing Constellation Brands’ global development strategy, including Executive Development, Leadership Development, Succession Planning and Talent Management.
Mark is also civically engaged, serving on the advisory board for the Saunders School of Business Management/International and Entrepreneurship, and as an active member of the Finger Lakes Out & Equal Business Forum. To broaden his knowledge base within the beverage alcohol industry, Mark has also achieved Level Two certifications from the prestigious Wine and Spirts Education Trust.