US wine and spirits distributor Glazer's has promoted the head of its Texas operations to the role of COO.

Mike Maxwell has become executive vice president, COO at Glazer's, as the company restructures its corporate office.

The distributor's chairman and CEO Bennett Glazer said Maxwell had done an "outstanding job" in Texas and that he would have an immediate and positive impact" in his new role.

"The Glazer family and our executive team are taking steps to better align the company for the future," Glazer added. "It is important in today's fast-paced business environment that we be fast, flexible and decisive so that the company remains well-positioned to fully and effectively exploit all available market opportunities.

In other appointments, Cary Rossel has been appointed executive vice president and CFO, while Don Pratt was named senior vice president for strategic accounts at the company.