Soyuz Victan USA has announced a flurry of management appointments.

The US arm of the vodka company said today (8 February) that David Stringfellow has been hired as divisional VP of sales for the central region. Yaroslav Bondarenko, meanwhile, moves to the US from Soyuz Victan's Kiev office to become VP of marketing.

Stringfellow joins the company from Dos Lunas Tequila. Prior to this, he has also worked for Gallo, UDV and Cabo Wabo. In Kiev, Bondarenko was head of export marketing prior to moving to the US. Before joining Soyuz Victan, he had held a similar position at Nemiroff.

At the same time, the unit named William Mitchell as divisional VP of sales east, and Fran Vivenzio as divisional VP of sales west. Additionally, Dmitri Zolotkovsky has been appointed VP finance and Natalya Yakusheva VP of operations and administration.

Earlier this week, US distributor Glazer's announced that it will distribute SV's The Silk Vodka across 12 states, including Texas, Ohio and Missouri, from next month.