When the Jack Daniel’s Distillery lately named Lynchburg native Chris Fletcher to replace Jeff Arnett within the position of grasp distiller, it despatched a number of messages. Initially, it acknowledged that Fletcher has been a gifted and dependable worker on the firm for a few years, and reasonably than look exterior for the brand new rent, they most popular to maintain it within the household.
Jack Daniel’s maintains that coverage of their newest announcement, with the appointment of Lexie Phillips as assistant distiller and collaborator to Fletcher. Phillips is a Lynchburg native, rising up simply exterior of city, and has labored on the distillery for greater than seven years. She has impressed administration as she labored in varied positions in manufacturing and high quality management, most lately serving as distillery lead operator answerable for the large stills within the facility.
Phillips was additionally instrumental within the improvement of Jack Daniel’s Rye, the primary really progressive product addition to their whiskey line in many years. As the latest assistant distiller, Phillips will assist and collaborate with Fletcher, whereas sharing duties for innovation and high quality assurance. She may also function a model ambassador to assist shoulder among the journey duties that fall upon anybody who serves as a face for such an iconic world model.
When you think about that you simply’ve in all probability by no means been to a liquor bar that didn’t have a sq. bottle of Jack someplace on the shelf and also you understand that each single bottle is made down in that hole and trucked out of Lynchburg to shoppers worldwide, it’s straightforward to neglect that as enormous as Jack Daniel’s is, it’s nonetheless in the end a small-town enterprise. It’s good to see them look native to fill these most vital positions of their org chart.