Brick Brewing Appoints New Vice-President, Sales and Marketing.


KITCHENER, ON, March 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Brick Brewing Co. today introduced Nick Relph as Vice-President, Sales and Marketing. The creation of the position was required to satisfy the strategic priority of aggressive growth and to ensure excellence in execution of the commercial plans. In this role, Mr. Relph will oversee all of the Sales and Marketing activities, which includes the strategic direction and management of our branded products.  He will also be developing new business opportunities domestically.   Mr. Relph will report to the President and CEO, George Croft.

"We're very excited about the tremendous contribution Nick will make to our business" stated George Croft, President and CEO Brick Brewing. "He is charged with the leadership of our growth engines: Seagram, Waterloo Brewing Co. and Laker."

Nick  comes to Brick Brewing with deep experience in the beverage alcohol industry, having worked with a number of leading alcoholic beverage brands, with his most recent experience as Director of Marketing, North America for Carlsberg.  Mr. Relph, will create significant value for Brick Brewing as the company drives forward to the next era of growth.

About Brick Brewing

Brick is Ontario's largest Canadian-owned and Canadian-based publicly held brewery. The Company is a regional brewer of award-winning premium quality and value beers and is officially certified under British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standards for Food Safety, one of the highest and most internationally recognized standards for safe food production. Founded in 1984, Brick Brewing Co. was the first craft brewery to start up in Ontario, and is credited with pioneering the present day craft brewing renaissance in Canada. Brick has complemented its Waterloo brand premium craft beers with other popular brands such as Laker, Red Baron, Red Cap and Formosa Springs Draft.  In March 2011, Brick purchased the Canadian rights to the Seagram Coolers and now produces, sells, markets and distributes Seagram Coolers across Canada.  Brick trades on the TSX under the symbol BRB. Visit us at

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SOURCE: Brick Brewing Co. Limited

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