President, South Region
Bob Drinon is Regional President of Breakthru Beverage Group’s South Region. His responsibilities include aligning market strategies between the company’s operations in Florida, South Carolina and Virginia. He also serves as President for Breakthru Beverage Florida.
Bob previously served as the President and CEO of Premier Beverage, Charmer Sunbelt Group’s Florida operation, since 2004. During his tenure at Premier Beverage, Bob held multiple leadership positions, including Executive Vice President, Managing Director and General Sales Manager.
His career in the beverage industry spans over 30 years, with the last 21 years spent working with the Charmer Sunbelt Group. Prior to that, he held positions at Blair Importers and Carillon Importers.
Bob is a member of the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Broward Workshop, and CEO Council Member of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance. He is also an avid supporter of several charities including the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Junior Achievement, and Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business from Arizona State University and an executive master's degree in business administration from Harvard University.